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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° 08' 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"953.95 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth953.96 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° 04' North, Longitude: 28° 59' 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' 46.8"999.49 miwest0° 10' 38.4"12.19 minorth999.39 mi
24 hours11° 14' 05.1"772.84 mieast4° 02' 19.6"277.57 minorth817.86 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 AM173 km107 miles93 nmWest W
TaichungSun 11:54 AM185 km115 miles100 nmNorthwest NW
HsinchuSun 11:54 AM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiSun 11:54 AM220 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FoochowSun 11:54 AM432 km268 miles233 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenSun 11:54 AM437 km272 miles236 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouSun 11:54 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest W
NahaSun 12:54 PM652 km405 miles352 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baguio CitySun 11:54 AM764 km475 miles412 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HangzhouSun 11:54 AM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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