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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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 02:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 150° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.25 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 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' 52.4"953.14 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth953.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.1"3.22 mieast0° 03' 01.9"3.48 misouth4.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 25' South, Longitude: 33° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.56 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.6"1001.17 miwest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 minorth1001.36 mi
24 hours11° 47' 46.5"814.57 mieast4° 40' 16.4"320.98 minorth876.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 12:00 Noon1244 km773 miles672 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaFri 11:00 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorthwest NW
KawasakiFri 11:00 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoFri 11:00 AM1729 km1074 miles934 nmNorthwest NW
Wake IslandFri 2:00 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmEast-southeast ESE
SagamiharaFri 11:00 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNorthwest NW
ShizuokaFri 11:00 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNorthwest NW
HamamatsuFri 11:00 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaFri 11:00 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaFri 11:00 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorthwest NW
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