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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 04:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 115° 32' 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' 04.2"3.52 misouth4.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 57' South, Longitude: 0° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 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' 02.7"1001.77 miwest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 minorth1001.94 mi
24 hours11° 45' 06.0"811.85 mieast4° 39' 36.3"320.21 minorth873.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouFri 12:20 PM117 km73 miles63 nmEast E
ShenzhenFri 12:20 PM151 km94 miles82 nmWest-southwest WSW
KowloonFri 12:20 PM168 km104 miles90 nmSouthwest SW
Hong KongFri 12:20 PM175 km109 miles94 nmSouthwest SW
GuangzhouFri 12:20 PM233 km145 miles126 nmWest W
MacauFri 12:20 PM236 km147 miles128 nmWest-southwest WSW
FoshanFri 12:20 PM248 km154 miles134 nmWest W
XiamenFri 12:20 PM291 km181 miles157 nmEast-northeast ENE
FoochowFri 12:20 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNortheast NE
KaohsiungFri 12:20 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast E
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