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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 8:00:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 08:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' North, Longitude: 59° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 04.1"1000.51 miWest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 miNorth1000.48 mi
24 hours0° 01' 37.5"1.81 miWest0° 17' 46.0"20.36 miNorth20.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 44' South, Longitude: 71° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.41 meters/second, 1463.1 km/hour, 909.1 miles/hour or 790.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.15 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miNorth15.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.0"908.72 miWest0° 02' 31.2"2.89 miNorth908.88 mi
24 hours12° 34' 46.7"790.48 miEast1° 34' 46.0"108.70 miNorth802.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalalahSun 12:00 Noon581 km361 miles313 nmWest-northwest WNW
HadibuSun 11:00 AM641 km398 miles346 nmWest-southwest WSW
NizwaSun 12:00 Noon855 km532 miles462 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuscatSun 12:00 Noon913 km568 miles493 nmNorth N
SeebSun 12:00 Noon926 km575 miles500 nmNorth N
Abu DhabiSun 12:00 Noon1129 km701 miles609 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiSun 12:00 Noon1170 km727 miles632 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarachiSun 1:00 PM1327 km825 miles717 nmNortheast NE
DohaSun 11:00 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorthwest NW
MumbaiSun 1:30 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmEast-northeast ENE

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