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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° 49' 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"953.10 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth953.11 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° 38' 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 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.5"1001.61 miwest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 minorth1001.79 mi
24 hours11° 45' 29.7"812.20 mieast4° 39' 42.9"320.31 minorth873.87 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 Noon44 km27 miles24 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaichungFri 12:00 Noon99 km61 miles53 nmNorth N
HsinchuFri 12:00 Noon171 km106 miles92 nmNorth N
Taoyuan CityFri 12:00 Noon197 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiFri 12:00 Noon211 km131 miles114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenFri 12:00 Noon308 km191 miles166 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoochowFri 12:00 Noon347 km215 miles187 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouFri 12:00 Noon423 km263 miles228 nmWest W
ShenzhenFri 12:00 Noon680 km422 miles367 nmWest W
KowloonFri 12:00 Noon681 km423 miles368 nmWest W
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