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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 21' North
Longitude: 120° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.00 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.1"952.58 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth952.58 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.8"3.30 mieast0° 02' 14.8"2.58 misouth4.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 03' South
Longitude: 20° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.77 meters/second, 1572.4 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.28 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.4"976.95 miwest0° 10' 20.2"11.84 minorth977.33 mi
24 hours13° 01' 50.9"881.57 mieast4° 22' 33.1"300.77 minorth937.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungWed 12:00 Noon33 km21 miles18 nmSouth S
TaichungWed 12:00 Noon92 km57 miles50 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiWed 12:00 Noon220 km136 miles119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenWed 12:00 Noon269 km167 miles145 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoochowWed 12:00 Noon315 km196 miles170 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouWed 12:00 Noon384 km238 miles207 nmWest W
ShenzhenWed 12:00 Noon642 km399 miles346 nmWest W
KowloonWed 12:00 Noon644 km400 miles348 nmWest W
Hong KongWed 12:00 Noon652 km405 miles352 nmWest W
MacauWed 12:00 Noon718 km446 miles388 nmWest W
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