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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 9:00:00 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 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' North, Longitude: 44° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.33 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.5 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"1000.45 miWest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 miNorth1000.42 mi
24 hours0° 01' 37.3"1.80 miWest0° 17' 45.4"20.35 miNorth20.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 42' South, Longitude: 85° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.58 meters/second, 1463.7 km/hour, 909.5 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' 50.5"909.09 miWest0° 02' 39.1"3.04 miNorth909.26 mi
24 hours12° 33' 07.0"789.00 miEast1° 37' 39.3"112.01 miNorth801.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SanaSun 12:00 Noon6 km4 miles3 nmSouthwest SW
Al HudaydahSun 12:00 Noon155 km96 miles84 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzSun 12:00 Noon203 km126 miles109 nmSouth S
AdenSun 12:00 Noon294 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AssabSun 12:00 Noon310 km193 miles167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Khamis MushaitSun 12:00 Noon361 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ObockSun 12:00 Noon393 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TadjouraSun 12:00 Noon426 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiSun 12:00 Noon438 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ali SabiehSun 12:00 Noon498 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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