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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 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 56' North, Longitude: 116° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.43 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 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"962.52 miwest0° 00' 21.1"0.40 minorth962.50 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.4"2.40 mieast0° 08' 17.3"9.51 minorth9.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 60' South, Longitude: 20° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.0"997.69 miwest0° 11' 17.5"12.93 minorth997.94 mi
24 hours11° 42' 31.8"805.56 mieast4° 33' 30.8"313.25 minorth866.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouFri 12:10 PM158 km98 miles85 nmNorth N
KowloonFri 12:10 PM250 km155 miles135 nmWest W
Hong KongFri 12:10 PM257 km160 miles139 nmWest W
ShenzhenFri 12:10 PM262 km163 miles141 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenFri 12:10 PM316 km197 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MacauFri 12:10 PM321 km199 miles173 nmWest W
GuangzhouFri 12:10 PM371 km231 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanFri 12:10 PM381 km237 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungFri 12:10 PM412 km256 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
TaichungFri 12:10 PM481 km299 miles260 nmEast-northeast ENE
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