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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 9:10:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 45' 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"1000.44 miWest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 miNorth1000.41 mi
24 hours0° 01' 37.1"1.80 miWest0° 17' 45.3"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° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.61 meters/second, 1463.8 km/hour, 909.5 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"909.15 miWest0° 02' 40.4"3.07 miNorth909.32 mi
24 hours12° 32' 50.2"788.76 miEast1° 38' 08.1"112.56 miNorth801.74 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 PM144 km90 miles78 nmEast-southeast ESE
EddSun 12:10 PM162 km101 miles88 nmSouth S
SanaSun 12:10 PM264 km164 miles143 nmEast E
AssabSun 12:10 PM284 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AsmaraSun 12:10 PM302 km188 miles163 nmWest W
Ta'izzSun 12:10 PM316 km196 miles170 nmSoutheast SE
MendeferaSun 12:10 PM321 km199 miles173 nmWest W
Mek'eleSun 12:10 PM323 km201 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
Khamis MushaitSun 12:10 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KerenSun 12:10 PM356 km221 miles192 nmWest W

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