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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 03:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' North, Longitude: 123° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.43 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"953.46 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth953.47 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.0"3.16 mieast0° 03' 28.2"3.98 misouth5.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 36' North, Longitude: 18° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.81 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 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' 08.4"1003.90 miwest0° 11' 26.9"13.11 minorth1003.93 mi
24 hours11° 24' 22.6"788.67 mieast4° 26' 21.1"305.02 minorth844.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiSat 11:50 AM277 km172 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
Taoyuan CitySat 11:50 AM286 km178 miles155 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungSat 11:50 AM294 km182 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungSat 11:50 AM299 km186 miles161 nmWest W
HsinchuSat 11:50 AM300 km186 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowSat 11:50 AM519 km323 miles280 nmNorthwest NW
NahaSat 12:50 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNortheast NE
XiamenSat 11:50 AM556 km345 miles300 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouSat 11:50 AM684 km425 miles369 nmWest W
NingboSat 11:50 AM759 km471 miles410 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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