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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 Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 03:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 21' North, Longitude: 131° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.18 meters/second, 1555.9 km/hour, 966.8 miles/hour or 840.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.11 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.5"966.47 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 misouth966.49 mi
24 hours0° 01' 19.6"1.43 mieast0° 10' 02.1"11.51 misouth11.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 52' South, Longitude: 142° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.31 meters/second, 1585.1 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.5"984.82 miwest0° 09' 47.1"11.21 misouth984.62 mi
24 hours12° 27' 39.2"846.59 mieast3° 39' 33.6"251.57 misouth877.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaTue 12:18 PM677 km420 miles365 nmNorthwest NW
TaipeiTue 11:18 AM1124 km699 miles607 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaTue 12:18 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmNorth N
KumamotoTue 12:18 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmNorth N
QuezonTue 11:18 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaTue 11:18 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmWest-southwest WSW
FukuokaTue 12:18 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmNorth N
FoochowTue 11:18 AM1372 km853 miles741 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatsuyamaTue 12:18 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth N
KitakyushuTue 12:18 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNorth N
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