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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 21:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' North, Longitude: 136° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.65 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.3"1001.24 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 minorth1001.21 mi
24 hours0° 01' 41.3"1.88 miwest0° 17' 53.0"20.49 minorth20.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 03' South, Longitude: 87° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 405.10 meters/second, 1458.3 km/hour, 906.2 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' 27.0"15.10 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.10 mi
1 hour14° 27' 10.4"905.83 miwest0° 01' 02.7"1.20 minorth905.89 mi
24 hours12° 51' 56.9"806.44 mieast1° 01' 42.9"70.80 minorth812.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 11:00 AM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los Angeles *Sat 2:00 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 11:00 AM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Sat 2:00 PM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSat 2:00 PM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sat 2:00 PM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSat 2:00 PM3142 km1952 miles1696 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Sat 3:00 PM3667 km2279 miles1980 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Sat 2:00 PM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSat 11:00 AM3919 km2435 miles2116 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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