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Day and Night World Map

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

Map showing day and night parts of the world

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 03:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 20' North
Longitude: 134° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.07 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.73 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth952.72 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.1"3.39 mieast0° 02' 06.0"2.41 minorth4.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 03:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 59' South
Longitude: 41° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 410.64 meters/second, 1478.3 km/hour, 918.6 miles/hour or 798.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.31 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 02.3"918.30 miwest0° 02' 48.2"3.22 minorth918.46 mi
24 hours13° 39' 42.8"870.22 mieast1° 44' 54.4"120.31 minorth883.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaThu 12:02 PM990 km615 miles534 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoThu 12:02 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaThu 12:02 PM1176 km730 miles635 nmNorth N
FukuokaThu 12:02 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuThu 12:02 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaThu 12:02 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorth N
KobeThu 12:02 PM1261 km783 miles681 nmNorth N
OsakaThu 12:02 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmNorth N
HimejiThu 12:02 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmNorth N
KyotoThu 12:02 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmNorth N
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