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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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 24' North
Longitude: 43° 59' 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"1000.52 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 minorth1000.49 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 24° 42' South
Longitude: 86° 01' 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' 50.6"909.16 miwest0° 02' 39.2"3.05 minorth909.33 mi
24 hours12° 33' 05.1"789.03 mieast1° 37' 42.5"112.08 minorth801.92 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 Noon26 km16 miles14 nmEast E
Al HudaydahSun 12:00 Noon129 km80 miles69 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzSun 12:00 Noon201 km125 miles108 nmSouth S
AssabSun 12:00 Noon295 km184 miles160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdenSun 12:00 Noon304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TadjouraSun 12:00 Noon416 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiSun 12:00 Noon430 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ali SabiehSun 12:00 Noon489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mek'eleSun 12:00 Noon529 km329 miles286 nmWest-southwest WSW
AsmaraSun 12:00 Noon541 km336 miles292 nmWest W
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