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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 08:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' North, Longitude: 46° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 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"1000.53 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 minorth1000.50 mi
24 hours0° 01' 37.3"1.80 miwest0° 17' 45.5"20.35 minorth20.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 42' South, Longitude: 83° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.55 meters/second, 1463.6 km/hour, 909.4 miles/hour or 790.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.16 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.0"909.10 miwest0° 02' 37.9"3.02 minorth909.26 mi
24 hours12° 33' 21.9"789.28 mieast1° 37' 13.7"111.53 minorth802.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SanaSun 11:50 AM243 km151 miles131 nmWest W
Al MukallaSun 11:50 AM300 km187 miles162 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdenSun 11:50 AM325 km202 miles175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ta'izzSun 11:50 AM333 km207 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
Al HudaydahSun 11:50 AM385 km239 miles208 nmWest W
AssabSun 11:50 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
Khamis MushaitSun 11:50 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
BosasoSun 11:50 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DjiboutiSun 11:50 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouthwest SW
TadjouraSun 11:50 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
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