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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 Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 04:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 112° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.15 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.3"968.90 miwest0° 00' 26.7"0.51 minorth968.87 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.1"1.67 mieast0° 10' 31.3"12.07 minorth12.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 04:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' South, Longitude: 66° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.41 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.64 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 34.0"937.94 miwest0° 03' 36.0"4.13 misouth937.78 mi
24 hours15° 06' 26.3"985.62 mieast0° 45' 22.4"52.02 misouth984.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacauSat 12:24 PM149 km93 miles81 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hong KongSat 12:24 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNortheast NE
KowloonSat 12:24 PM202 km126 miles109 nmNortheast NE
ShenzhenSat 12:24 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNortheast NE
FoshanSat 12:24 PM228 km142 miles123 nmNorth N
GuangzhouSat 12:24 PM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth N
HaikouSat 12:24 PM291 km181 miles157 nmWest-southwest WSW
ShantouSat 12:24 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNortheast NE
NanningSat 12:24 PM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuilinSat 12:24 PM549 km341 miles297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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