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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 04' North
Longitude: 119° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.01 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.03 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.3"961.59 miwest0° 00' 20.1"0.39 minorth961.57 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.6"2.51 mieast0° 07' 54.5"9.07 minorth9.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 28' South
Longitude: 34° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.93 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.0"1004.23 miwest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 minorth1004.36 mi
24 hours11° 19' 06.6"782.71 mieast4° 30' 19.9"309.59 minorth841.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungSat 12:00 Noon171 km106 miles92 nmNortheast NE
TaichungSat 12:00 Noon277 km172 miles149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenSat 12:00 Noon287 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouSat 12:00 Noon294 km183 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
HsinchuSat 12:00 Noon354 km220 miles191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiSat 12:00 Noon409 km254 miles221 nmNortheast NE
FoochowSat 12:00 Noon444 km276 miles240 nmNorth N
KowloonSat 12:00 Noon508 km316 miles275 nmWest W
ShenzhenSat 12:00 Noon515 km320 miles278 nmWest W
Hong KongSat 12:00 Noon516 km320 miles278 nmWest W
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