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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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"1002.31 miwest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 minorth1002.28 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° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 405.07 meters/second, 1458.3 km/hour, 906.1 miles/hour or 787.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"905.76 miwest0° 01' 31.3"1.75 misouth905.67 mi
24 hours13° 14' 16.8"830.35 mieast0° 02' 58.9"3.42 minorth830.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokSat 12:00 Noon834 km518 miles450 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 1:00 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmEast E
DavaoSat 11:00 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmSouthwest SW
General SantosSat 11:00 AM1380 km857 miles745 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonSat 11:00 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmWest W
ManilaSat 11:00 AM1401 km871 miles757 nmWest W
TaipeiSat 11:00 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariSat 12:00 Noon1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth S
ManadoSat 11:00 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraSat 12:00 Noon2077 km1291 miles1122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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