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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 14:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 09' North
Longitude: 31° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.84 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 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' 04.5"1001.66 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 minorth1001.63 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.9"1.93 miwest0° 17' 57.3"20.58 minorth20.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 25° 07' South
Longitude: 171° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.76 meters/second, 1457.1 km/hour, 905.4 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' 26.8"15.09 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 51.1"905.08 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth905.08 mi
24 hours13° 01' 37.0"816.16 mieast0° 39' 28.5"45.29 minorth819.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSat 1:00 PM671 km417 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaSat 1:00 PM805 km500 miles435 nmEast E
DakarSat 2:00 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmEast E
BanjulSat 2:00 PM1568 km974 miles846 nmEast E
NouakchottSat 2:00 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 2:00 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmEast E
ConakrySat 2:00 PM1980 km1231 miles1069 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSat 2:00 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaSat 11:00 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnSat 2:00 PM2272 km1411 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
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