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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 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 125° 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"953.16 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth953.17 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.9"3.21 mieast0° 03' 03.6"3.51 misouth4.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' South, Longitude: 9° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.75 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 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° 30' 00.5"1001.60 miwest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 minorth1001.78 mi
24 hours11° 45' 51.0"812.62 mieast4° 39' 48.6"320.44 minorth874.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaFri 12:40 PM387 km240 miles209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiFri 11:40 AM454 km282 miles245 nmWest-northwest WNW
HsinchuFri 11:40 AM494 km307 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaichungFri 11:40 AM506 km314 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungFri 11:40 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest W
FoochowFri 11:40 AM703 km437 miles380 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenFri 11:40 AM771 km479 miles416 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouFri 11:40 AM906 km563 miles489 nmWest W
Baguio CityFri 11:40 AM918 km570 miles496 nmSouthwest SW
HangzhouFri 11:40 AM942 km585 miles509 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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