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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 19' North
Longitude: 122° 59' 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"952.85 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth952.85 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.5"3.26 mieast0° 02' 39.2"3.05 misouth4.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 43' South
Longitude: 5° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.55 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 28' 24.8"992.17 miwest0° 11' 26.4"13.10 minorth992.48 mi
24 hours12° 18' 43.4"844.01 mieast4° 39' 40.4"320.32 minorth906.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiThu 11:50 AM244 km152 miles132 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungThu 11:50 AM253 km157 miles137 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungThu 11:50 AM261 km162 miles141 nmWest W
HsinchuThu 11:50 AM263 km163 miles142 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowThu 11:50 AM482 km300 miles260 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenThu 11:50 AM515 km320 miles278 nmWest-northwest WNW
NahaThu 12:50 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
ShantouThu 11:50 AM645 km401 miles348 nmWest W
Baguio CityThu 11:50 AM803 km499 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HangzhouThu 11:50 AM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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