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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 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 19' North
Longitude: 117° 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' 06.1"0.12 misouth952.86 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.4"3.26 mieast0° 02' 39.6"3.05 misouth4.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 39' South
Longitude: 10° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.63 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 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' 26.3"992.35 miwest0° 11' 27.0"13.11 minorth992.65 mi
24 hours12° 18' 11.1"843.52 mieast4° 39' 47.1"320.44 minorth905.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
XiamenThu 12:10 PM127 km79 miles69 nmNorth N
ShantouThu 12:10 PM134 km83 miles72 nmWest W
KaohsiungThu 12:10 PM254 km158 miles137 nmEast E
TaichungThu 12:10 PM289 km180 miles156 nmEast-northeast ENE
FoochowThu 12:10 PM329 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenThu 12:10 PM393 km244 miles212 nmWest W
KowloonThu 12:10 PM398 km247 miles215 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hong KongThu 12:10 PM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaipeiThu 12:10 PM408 km254 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
MacauThu 12:10 PM472 km293 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
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