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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: 132° 01' 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"966.40 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 misouth966.42 mi
24 hours0° 01' 19.6"1.43 mieast0° 10' 02.1"11.51 misouth11.59 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° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.32 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' 45.6"984.77 miwest0° 09' 47.2"11.21 misouth984.56 mi
24 hours12° 27' 37.1"846.50 mieast3° 39' 35.3"251.58 misouth877.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaTue 12:18 PM1144 km711 miles618 nmNorth N
TaipeiTue 11:18 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoTue 12:18 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth N
QuezonTue 11:18 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmWest-southwest WSW
FukuokaTue 12:18 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth N
ManilaTue 11:18 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmWest-southwest WSW
MatsuyamaTue 12:18 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth N
KitakyushuTue 12:18 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmNorth N
FoochowTue 11:18 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmWest-northwest WNW
HiroshimaTue 12:18 PM1446 km898 miles781 nmNorth N
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