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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' North, Longitude: 134° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 kilometres/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 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° 15' 00.1"16.71 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.6"1002.24 miWest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 miNorth1002.22 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.7"2.00 miWest0° 18' 04.2"20.71 miNorth20.81 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 58' South, Longitude: 12° 14' West

The ground speed is currently 405.07 meters/second, 1458.3 kilometres/hour, 906.1 miles/hour or 787.4 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' 26.4"15.10 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miSouth15.10 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.7"905.70 miWest0° 01' 31.5"1.75 miSouth905.61 mi
24 hours13° 14' 17.9"830.32 miEast0° 02' 55.1"3.35 miNorth830.49 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColoniaSat 1:00 PM738 km458 miles398 nm SE
MelekeokSat 12:00 Noon832 km517 miles449 nm S
KororSat 12:00 Noon849 km528 miles459 nm S
HagåtñaSat 1:00 PM1142 km709 miles616 nm E
DavaoSat 11:00 AM1292 km803 miles698 nm SW
General SantosSat 11:00 AM1401 km871 miles757 nm SW
QuezonSat 11:00 AM1424 km885 miles769 nm W
ManilaSat 11:00 AM1433 km891 miles774 nm W
TaipeiSat 11:00 AM1736 km1079 miles938 nm NW
ManokwariSat 12:00 Noon1757 km1092 miles949 nm S