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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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 19' North
Longitude: 135° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.12 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"952.84 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth952.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.6"3.26 mieast0° 02' 38.4"3.03 misouth4.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 52' South
Longitude: 6° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.35 meters/second, 1596.1 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 28' 21.0"991.72 miwest0° 11' 24.9"13.08 minorth992.03 mi
24 hours12° 20' 04.4"845.23 mieast4° 39' 23.1"319.99 minorth907.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaThu 12:00 Noon1038 km645 miles560 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoThu 12:00 Noon1151 km715 miles621 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaThu 12:00 Noon1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FukuokaThu 12:00 Noon1250 km777 miles675 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuThu 12:00 Noon1255 km780 miles678 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaThu 12:00 Noon1258 km782 miles679 nmNorth N
KobeThu 12:00 Noon1260 km783 miles681 nmNorth N
HiroshimaThu 12:00 Noon1262 km784 miles681 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HimejiThu 12:00 Noon1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth N
HamamatsuThu 12:00 Noon1282 km797 miles692 nmNorth N
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