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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 Friday, May 31, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 56' North, Longitude: 121° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.43 meters/second, 1549.6 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.05 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"962.53 miwest0° 00' 21.1"0.41 minorth962.51 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.4"2.40 mieast0° 08' 17.7"9.51 minorth9.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' South, Longitude: 25° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.95 meters/second, 1605.4 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.7"997.55 miwest0° 11' 17.1"12.93 minorth997.80 mi
24 hours11° 42' 56.6"805.94 mieast4° 33' 28.1"313.19 minorth867.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungFri 11:50 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungFri 11:50 AM265 km165 miles143 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HsinchuFri 11:50 AM326 km202 miles176 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 11:50 AM347 km216 miles188 nmNorth N
XiamenFri 11:50 AM460 km286 miles248 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowFri 11:50 AM517 km322 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouFri 11:50 AM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baguio CityFri 11:50 AM620 km385 miles335 nmSouth S
KowloonFri 11:50 AM763 km474 miles412 nmWest W
ShenzhenFri 11:50 AM769 km478 miles415 nmWest W
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