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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 Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 03:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 19' North
Longitude: 131° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.49 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 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"1000.87 miwest0° 00' 44.7"0.86 minorth1000.84 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 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 24° 55' South
Longitude: 1° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 405.72 meters/second, 1460.6 km/hour, 907.6 miles/hour or 788.7 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' 30.0"907.23 miwest0° 01' 53.1"2.16 minorth907.35 mi
24 hours12° 42' 34.3"797.58 mieast1° 20' 34.0"92.42 minorth807.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokSun 12:10 PM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cebu CitySun 11:10 AM994 km618 miles537 nmWest-southwest WSW
DavaoSun 11:10 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonSun 11:10 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmWest W
ManilaSun 11:10 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmWest W
HagåtñaSun 1:10 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmEast E
TaipeiSun 11:10 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorthwest NW
ManadoSun 11:10 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ShantouSun 11:10 AM1790 km1113 miles967 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariSun 12:10 PM1813 km1126 miles979 nmSouth S
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