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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 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 16' North
Longitude: 135° 32' 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' 01.9"3.21 mieast0° 03' 02.9"3.50 misouth4.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 13' South
Longitude: 18° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.68 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' 58.1"1001.43 miwest0° 11' 45.7"13.47 minorth1001.62 mi
24 hours11° 46' 36.8"813.40 mieast4° 40' 00.3"320.67 minorth875.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaFri 12:00 Noon1045 km649 miles564 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoFri 12:00 Noon1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaFri 12:00 Noon1202 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FukuokaFri 12:00 Noon1257 km781 miles679 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuFri 12:00 Noon1261 km784 miles681 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaFri 12:00 Noon1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth N
KobeFri 12:00 Noon1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth N
HiroshimaFri 12:00 Noon1268 km788 miles684 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HimejiFri 12:00 Noon1284 km798 miles693 nmNorth N
HamamatsuFri 12:00 Noon1286 km799 miles694 nmNorth N
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