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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 16' North
Longitude: 118° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 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 misouth953.18 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.21 mieast0° 03' 04.1"3.52 misouth4.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 59' South
Longitude: 1° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.81 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.1"1001.73 miwest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 minorth1001.90 mi
24 hours11° 45' 17.1"812.04 mieast4° 39' 39.5"320.27 minorth873.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
XiamenFri 12:10 PM132 km82 miles71 nmNorth N
ShantouFri 12:10 PM139 km86 miles75 nmWest W
KaohsiungFri 12:10 PM249 km155 miles134 nmEast E
TaichungFri 12:10 PM286 km178 miles154 nmEast-northeast ENE
FoochowFri 12:10 PM336 km209 miles182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HsinchuFri 12:10 PM344 km214 miles186 nmEast-northeast ENE
ShenzhenFri 12:10 PM397 km247 miles214 nmWest W
KowloonFri 12:10 PM402 km250 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaipeiFri 12:10 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hong KongFri 12:10 PM410 km255 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
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