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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 Latitude: 15° 18' North, Longitude: 149° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 447.52 meters/second, 1611.1 kilometres/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.68 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.2"1000.87 miWest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 miNorth1000.84 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 Latitude: 24° 57' South, Longitude: 15° 28' East

The ground speed is currently 405.58 meters/second, 1460.1 kilometres/hour, 907.2 miles/hour or 788.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 26.0"906.85 miWest0° 01' 43.5"1.98 miNorth906.95 mi
24 hours12° 44' 25.6"799.25 miEast1° 17' 00.0"88.33 miNorth808.16 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 12:00 Noon377 km234 miles204 nm W
HagåtñaSun 12:00 Noon527 km327 miles284 nm WSW
WenoSun 12:00 Noon913 km567 miles493 nm SSE
PalikirSun 1:00 PM1343 km835 miles725 nm SE
MelekeokSun 11:00 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nm WSW
Wake IslandSun 2:00 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nm ENE
JayapuraSun 11:00 AM2187 km1359 miles1181 nm SSW
YokohamaSun 11:00 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nm NNW
ManokwariSun 11:00 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nm SW
TokyoSun 11:00 AM2451 km1523 miles1324 nm NNW