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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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 13' North
Longitude: 120° 35' 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"953.53 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth953.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.0"3.16 mieast0° 03' 28.3"3.98 misouth5.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 39' North
Longitude: 16° 08' 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' 08.8"1003.96 miwest0° 11' 26.6"13.10 minorth1003.99 mi
24 hours11° 24' 15.6"788.58 mieast4° 26' 12.2"304.88 minorth843.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungSat 12:00 Noon23 km14 miles12 nmSouthwest SW
TaichungSat 12:00 Noon104 km64 miles56 nmNorth N
TaipeiSat 12:00 Noon225 km140 miles122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenSat 12:00 Noon290 km180 miles156 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoochowSat 12:00 Noon335 km208 miles181 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouSat 12:00 Noon400 km249 miles216 nmWest W
ShenzhenSat 12:00 Noon656 km408 miles354 nmWest W
KowloonSat 12:00 Noon658 km409 miles355 nmWest W
Hong KongSat 12:00 Noon665 km413 miles359 nmWest W
MacauSat 12:00 Noon732 km455 miles395 nmWest W
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