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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 02:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 18' North
Longitude: 148° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.52 meters/second, 1611.1 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 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' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.2"1000.94 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth1000.91 mi
24 hours0° 01' 39.7"1.85 miwest0° 17' 49.8"20.43 minorth20.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 24° 57' South
Longitude: 15° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 405.58 meters/second, 1460.1 km/hour, 907.3 miles/hour or 788.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"15.12 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.12 mi
1 hour14° 27' 26.1"906.91 miwest0° 01' 43.7"1.98 minorth907.02 mi
24 hours12° 44' 24.0"799.28 mieast1° 17' 03.4"88.40 minorth808.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 12:00 Noon348 km216 miles188 nmWest W
HagåtñaSun 12:00 Noon499 km310 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSun 1:00 PM1366 km849 miles737 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSun 11:00 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSun 2:00 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSun 11:00 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaSun 11:00 AM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManokwariSun 11:00 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmSouthwest SW
TokyoSun 11:00 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSun 11:00 AM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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