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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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 02:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 16' North
Longitude: 138° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.26 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"953.15 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth953.16 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.0"3.22 mieast0° 03' 02.7"3.49 misouth4.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 02:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 15' South
Longitude: 21° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 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' 57.5"1001.39 miwest0° 11' 45.7"13.47 minorth1001.58 mi
24 hours11° 46' 48.4"813.59 mieast4° 40' 03.1"320.72 minorth875.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaFri 11:50 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmNorthwest NW
HamamatsuFri 11:50 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmNorth N
KumamotoFri 11:50 AM1277 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaFri 11:50 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaFri 11:50 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth N
KobeFri 11:50 AM1295 km805 miles699 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HagåtñaFri 12:50 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmSoutheast SE
ShizuokaFri 11:50 AM1298 km807 miles701 nmNorth N
KyotoFri 11:50 AM1319 km819 miles712 nmNorth N
HimejiFri 11:50 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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