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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 Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 26' North, Longitude: 130° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.87 meters/second, 1543.9 km/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"959.02 miwest0° 00' 17.3"0.33 minorth959.01 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.5"2.80 mieast0° 06' 44.9"7.74 minorth8.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' North, Longitude: 79° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.26 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.8"986.98 miwest0° 09' 02.7"10.36 minorth986.78 mi
24 hours11° 10' 22.1"758.60 mieast3° 20' 12.6"229.39 minorth787.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaTue 12:14 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
TaipeiTue 11:14 AM989 km614 miles534 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaTue 12:14 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmNorth N
KumamotoTue 12:14 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmNorth N
FoochowTue 11:14 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaTue 12:14 PM1243 km772 miles671 nmNorth N
KitakyushuTue 12:14 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmNorth N
MatsuyamaTue 12:14 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth N
XiamenTue 11:14 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmWest-northwest WNW
HiroshimaTue 12:14 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorth N
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