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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 03:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 133° 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"953.16 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth953.16 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.9"3.21 mieast0° 03' 03.0"3.50 misouth4.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' South, Longitude: 16° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.7"1001.48 miwest0° 11' 45.7"13.47 minorth1001.66 mi
24 hours11° 46' 25.3"813.20 mieast4° 39' 57.3"320.61 minorth874.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaFri 12:10 PM630 km392 miles340 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaFri 12:10 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoFri 12:10 PM1081 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaFri 12:10 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmNorth N
FukuokaFri 12:10 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 11:10 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitakyushuFri 12:10 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmNorth N
HiroshimaFri 12:10 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmNorth N
KobeFri 12:10 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmNorth N
OsakaFri 12:10 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmNorth N
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