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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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 120° 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"952.85 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth952.85 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.5"3.26 mieast0° 02' 39.5"3.05 misouth4.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 7° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.59 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 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' 25.6"992.26 miwest0° 11' 26.7"13.11 minorth992.56 mi
24 hours12° 18' 27.3"843.76 mieast4° 39' 43.8"320.38 minorth905.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungThu 12:00 Noon29 km18 miles16 nmSouth S
TaichungThu 12:00 Noon95 km59 miles51 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HsinchuThu 12:00 Noon172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiThu 12:00 Noon221 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenThu 12:00 Noon276 km171 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoochowThu 12:00 Noon329 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouThu 12:00 Noon389 km242 miles210 nmWest W
ShenzhenThu 12:00 Noon646 km402 miles349 nmWest W
KowloonThu 12:00 Noon649 km403 miles350 nmWest W
Hong KongThu 12:00 Noon656 km408 miles354 nmWest W
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