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Day and Night World Map

The map shows day and night on Earth and the positions of the Sun (subsolar point) and the Moon (sublunar point) right now.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, June 4, 2023 at 03:06:00.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun: Subsolar Point

On Sunday, June 4, 2023 at 03:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 24' North, Longitude: 133° 04' East

The ground speed is currently 429.01 meters/second, 1544.5 kilometres/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.99 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.7"959.28 miWest0° 00' 17.6"0.34 miNorth959.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.4"2.73 miEast0° 06' 54.6"7.93 miNorth8.38 mi

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Sunday, June 4, 2023 at 03:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 36' South, Longitude: 47° 46' West

The ground speed is currently 401.69 meters/second, 1446.1 kilometres/hour, 898.6 miles/hour or 780.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"14.98 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 miSouth14.98 mi
1 hour14° 23' 40.0"898.02 miWest0° 06' 58.3"8.00 miSouth897.62 mi
24 hours14° 57' 13.7"932.88 miEast1° 58' 19.1"135.76 miSouth934.89 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaSun 12:06 pm1049 km652 miles566 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSun 12:06 pm1177 km731 miles635 nmNorth N
TaipeiSun 11:06 am1214 km754 miles655 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaSun 12:06 pm1268 km788 miles685 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaSun 12:06 pm1269 km789 miles685 nmNorth N
KitakyushuSun 12:06 pm1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth N
HiroshimaSun 12:06 pm1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth N
KobeSun 12:06 pm1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth N
OsakaSun 12:06 pm1383 km859 miles747 nmNorth N
HimejiSun 12:06 pm1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth N

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