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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 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' North, Longitude: 41° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.33 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.6 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"1000.51 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 minorth1000.48 mi
24 hours0° 01' 37.1"1.80 miwest0° 17' 45.1"20.35 minorth20.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 41' South, Longitude: 88° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.61 meters/second, 1463.8 km/hour, 909.6 miles/hour or 790.4 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' 51.2"909.22 miwest0° 02' 40.5"3.07 minorth909.39 mi
24 hours12° 32' 48.5"788.78 mieast1° 38' 11.3"112.63 minorth801.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al HudaydahSun 12:10 PM171 km106 miles92 nmEast-southeast ESE
AsmaraSun 12:10 PM273 km169 miles147 nmWest W
SanaSun 12:10 PM294 km183 miles159 nmEast E
AssabSun 12:10 PM297 km184 miles160 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mek'eleSun 12:10 PM301 km187 miles163 nmSouthwest SW
KerenSun 12:10 PM327 km203 miles177 nmWest W
Ta'izzSun 12:10 PM339 km211 miles183 nmSoutheast SE
Khamis MushaitSun 12:10 PM349 km217 miles189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TadjouraSun 12:10 PM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LalibelaSun 12:10 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSouthwest SW
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