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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 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' North, Longitude: 118° 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"953.47 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth953.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.9"3.16 mieast0° 03' 28.5"3.99 misouth5.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 40' North, Longitude: 13° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.80 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1003.9 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' 09.1"1003.88 miwest0° 11' 26.4"13.10 minorth1003.91 mi
24 hours11° 24' 09.7"788.40 mieast4° 26' 05.1"304.72 minorth843.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
XiamenSat 12:10 PM140 km87 miles76 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouSat 12:10 PM173 km108 miles94 nmWest W
KaohsiungSat 12:10 PM215 km133 miles116 nmEast E
TaichungSat 12:10 PM257 km160 miles139 nmEast-northeast ENE
HsinchuSat 12:10 PM318 km198 miles172 nmNortheast NE
FoochowSat 12:10 PM331 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Taoyuan CitySat 12:10 PM358 km223 miles194 nmNortheast NE
TaipeiSat 12:10 PM380 km236 miles205 nmEast-northeast ENE
ShenzhenSat 12:10 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest W
KowloonSat 12:10 PM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-southwest WSW
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