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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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' North, Longitude: 135° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.42 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"953.52 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth953.53 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.1"3.16 mieast0° 03' 27.3"3.97 misouth5.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 27' North, Longitude: 30° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.5"1004.00 miwest0° 11' 28.0"13.13 minorth1004.05 mi
24 hours11° 24' 54.8"789.40 mieast4° 26' 59.7"305.78 minorth845.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaSat 12:00 Noon1052 km654 miles568 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 12:00 Noon1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaSat 12:00 Noon1209 km751 miles653 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FukuokaSat 12:00 Noon1264 km785 miles682 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuSat 12:00 Noon1268 km788 miles685 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSat 12:00 Noon1269 km788 miles685 nmNorth N
KobeSat 12:00 Noon1271 km790 miles686 nmNorth N
HiroshimaSat 12:00 Noon1274 km792 miles688 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HimejiSat 12:00 Noon1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth N
HamamatsuSat 12:00 Noon1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth N
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