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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 parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 04:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' North, Longitude: 119° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.06 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"952.72 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth952.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.1"3.39 mieast0° 02' 05.1"2.39 minorth4.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 56° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 410.81 meters/second, 1478.9 km/hour, 919.0 miles/hour or 798.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.32 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.32 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.8"918.68 miwest0° 02' 56.9"3.38 minorth918.85 mi
24 hours13° 37' 55.1"868.61 mieast1° 48' 03.9"123.93 minorth882.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungThu 12:02 PM115 km71 miles62 nmEast-southeast ESE
TaichungThu 12:02 PM160 km100 miles87 nmNortheast NE
XiamenThu 12:02 PM181 km113 miles98 nmNorthwest NW
HsinchuThu 12:02 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNortheast NE
ShantouThu 12:02 PM275 km171 miles149 nmWest W
TaipeiThu 12:02 PM291 km181 miles157 nmNortheast NE
FoochowThu 12:02 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth N
ShenzhenThu 12:02 PM534 km332 miles288 nmWest W
KowloonThu 12:02 PM537 km334 miles290 nmWest W
Hong KongThu 12:02 PM545 km339 miles294 nmWest W
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