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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 03:04:00.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 03:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 134° 32' East

The ground speed is currently 425.76 meters/second, 1532.8 kilometres/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.98 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miSouth951.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.0"3.41 miEast0° 00' 54.9"1.05 miSouth3.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' South, Longitude: 103° 32' West

The ground speed is currently 445.15 meters/second, 1602.5 kilometres/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.60 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.3"995.65 miWest0° 10' 25.3"11.94 miSouth995.51 mi
24 hours11° 09' 29.5"764.29 miEast3° 56' 04.8"270.43 miSouth806.67 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaSat 12:04 pm987 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 12:04 pm1105 km687 miles597 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaSat 12:04 pm1167 km725 miles630 nmNorth N
FukuokaSat 12:04 pm1197 km744 miles646 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuSat 12:04 pm1213 km754 miles655 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaSat 12:04 pm1232 km766 miles665 nmNorth N
KobeSat 12:04 pm1251 km777 miles675 nmNorth N
OsakaSat 12:04 pm1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth N
HimejiSat 12:04 pm1264 km785 miles682 nmNorth N
HamamatsuSat 12:04 pm1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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