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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 = Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 3:00:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 19' North, Longitude: 134° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.49 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 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"16.68 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.2"1000.81 miWest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 miNorth1000.78 mi
24 hours0° 01' 39.3"1.84 miWest0° 17' 49.1"20.42 miNorth20.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 55' South, Longitude: 1° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 405.70 meters/second, 1460.5 km/hour, 907.5 miles/hour or 788.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"15.13 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miNorth15.13 mi
1 hour14° 27' 29.4"907.12 miWest0° 01' 51.6"2.13 miNorth907.23 mi
24 hours12° 42' 51.8"797.80 miEast1° 20' 00.7"91.78 miNorth807.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokSun 12:00 Noon866 km538 miles467 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 1:00 PM1150 km714 miles621 nmEast E
DavaoSun 11:00 AM1312 km815 miles709 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonSun 11:00 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest W
General SantosSun 11:00 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaSun 11:00 AM1431 km889 miles772 nmWest W
TaipeiSun 11:00 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariSun 12:00 Noon1790 km1112 miles967 nmSouth S
ManadoSun 11:00 AM1847 km1147 miles997 nmSouthwest SW
KumamotoSun 12:00 Noon1970 km1224 miles1064 nmNorth N

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