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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 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 13' North
Longitude: 118° 05' 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"953.54 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth953.54 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 40' North
Longitude: 13° 42' 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"1003.95 miwest0° 11' 26.3"13.10 minorth1003.98 mi
24 hours11° 24' 09.0"788.44 mieast4° 26' 04.2"304.72 minorth843.72 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 PM137 km85 miles74 nmNorth N
ShantouSat 12:10 PM145 km90 miles78 nmWest W
KaohsiungSat 12:10 PM243 km151 miles131 nmEast E
TaichungSat 12:10 PM283 km176 miles153 nmEast-northeast ENE
FoochowSat 12:10 PM340 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HsinchuSat 12:10 PM342 km213 miles185 nmEast-northeast ENE
ShenzhenSat 12:10 PM401 km249 miles217 nmWest W
TaipeiSat 12:10 PM405 km251 miles218 nmEast-northeast ENE
KowloonSat 12:10 PM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hong KongSat 12:10 PM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
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