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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 Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 03:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' North, Longitude: 122° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.61 meters/second, 1535.8 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"953.88 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth953.89 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.6"3.11 mieast0° 03' 52.6"4.45 misouth5.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 03:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' North, Longitude: 29° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.82 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.6"999.42 miwest0° 10' 38.4"12.19 minorth999.33 mi
24 hours11° 14' 05.3"772.80 mieast4° 02' 20.9"277.58 minorth817.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungSun 11:54 AM201 km125 miles109 nmWest W
TaichungSun 11:54 AM209 km130 miles113 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaipeiSun 11:54 AM229 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Taoyuan CitySun 11:54 AM231 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HsinchuSun 11:54 AM234 km145 miles126 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowSun 11:54 AM451 km280 miles244 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenSun 11:54 AM464 km289 miles251 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouSun 11:54 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest W
NahaSun 12:54 PM627 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE
NingboSun 11:54 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
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