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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, July 26, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 25' North
Longitude: 136° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.62 meters/second, 1575.4 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"978.69 miwest0° 00' 33.1"0.63 misouth978.72 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miwest0° 13' 25.9"15.40 misouth15.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 26, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 27' South
Longitude: 0° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.8"1002.74 miwest0° 11' 55.6"13.66 minorth1002.85 mi
24 hours11° 54' 09.6"823.35 mieast4° 39' 49.3"320.46 minorth882.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 1:00 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 12:00 Noon1331 km827 miles719 nmSouth S
KumamotoFri 12:00 Noon1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 11:00 AM1651 km1026 miles892 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaFri 12:00 Noon1686 km1048 miles910 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaFri 12:00 Noon1692 km1052 miles914 nmNorth N
KitakyushuFri 12:00 Noon1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeFri 12:00 Noon1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth N
HamamatsuFri 12:00 Noon1700 km1057 miles918 nmNorth N
QuezonFri 11:00 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmWest-southwest WSW
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