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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

UTC time = Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 9:00:00 AM.

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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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 06' North, Longitude: 44° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.97 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.70 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.6"1001.89 miWest0° 00' 45.2"0.87 miNorth1001.86 mi
24 hours0° 01' 45.5"1.96 miWest0° 18' 00.6"20.64 miNorth20.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 05' South, Longitude: 98° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.77 meters/second, 1457.2 km/hour, 905.5 miles/hour or 786.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.09 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth15.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.8"905.04 miWest0° 00' 39.1"0.75 miSouth905.00 mi
24 hours13° 07' 48.4"822.76 miEast0° 23' 02.3"26.43 miNorth824.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SanaSat 12:00 Noon30 km19 miles16 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al HudaydahSat 12:00 Noon147 km91 miles79 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzSat 12:00 Noon170 km106 miles92 nmSouth S
AdenSat 12:00 Noon267 km166 miles144 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AssabSat 12:00 Noon284 km177 miles154 nmSouthwest SW
ObockSat 12:00 Noon362 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Khamis MushaitSat 12:00 Noon392 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TadjouraSat 12:00 Noon396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiSat 12:00 Noon407 km253 miles220 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ali SabiehSat 12:00 Noon468 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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