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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 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 120° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.26 meters/second, 1534.6 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"953.17 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth953.17 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.21 mieast0° 03' 04.0"3.52 misouth4.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 01' South, Longitude: 4° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.79 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.7 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' 01.5"1001.69 miwest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 minorth1001.86 mi
24 hours11° 45' 28.4"812.23 mieast4° 39' 42.5"320.33 minorth873.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungFri 12:00 Noon26 km16 miles14 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaichungFri 12:00 Noon99 km61 miles53 nmNorth N
HsinchuFri 12:00 Noon176 km109 miles95 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiFri 12:00 Noon223 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenFri 12:00 Noon283 km176 miles153 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoochowFri 12:00 Noon335 km208 miles181 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouFri 12:00 Noon395 km245 miles213 nmWest W
ShenzhenFri 12:00 Noon651 km405 miles352 nmWest W
KowloonFri 12:00 Noon653 km406 miles353 nmWest W
Hong KongFri 12:00 Noon661 km411 miles357 nmWest W
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