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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 03:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 123° 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' 07.2"0.14 misouth953.17 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.21 mieast0° 03' 03.7"3.51 misouth4.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 03' South, Longitude: 6° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.77 meters/second, 1612.0 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 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.1"1001.64 miwest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 minorth1001.82 mi
24 hours11° 45' 39.8"812.43 mieast4° 39' 45.6"320.39 minorth874.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiFri 11:50 AM251 km156 miles136 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungFri 11:50 AM260 km162 miles140 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungFri 11:50 AM265 km165 miles143 nmWest W
HsinchuFri 11:50 AM270 km168 miles146 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowFri 11:50 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenFri 11:50 AM522 km324 miles282 nmWest-northwest WNW
NahaFri 12:50 PM568 km353 miles307 nmNortheast NE
ShantouFri 11:50 AM650 km404 miles351 nmWest W
Baguio CityFri 11:50 AM800 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HangzhouFri 11:50 AM827 km514 miles447 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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