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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' North, Longitude: 29° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 kilometres/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1000.39 miWest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 miNorth1000.36 mi
24 hours0° 01' 36.8"1.80 miWest0° 17' 44.7"20.34 miNorth20.41 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 39' South, Longitude: 100° 13' West

The ground speed is currently 406.75 meters/second, 1464.3 kilometres/hour, 909.9 miles/hour or 790.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"15.16 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.4"909.48 miWest0° 02' 46.8"3.19 miNorth909.65 mi
24 hours12° 31' 26.3"787.53 miEast1° 40' 31.5"115.30 miNorth801.01 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-UbayyidSun 1:00 PM267 km166 miles144 nm SSE
KhartoumSun 1:00 PM353 km219 miles191 nm E
KostiSun 1:00 PM444 km276 miles240 nm ESE
Al-FashirSun 1:00 PM464 km288 miles250 nm WSW
MalakalSun 1:00 PM701 km436 miles379 nm SSE
KassalaSun 1:00 PM768 km477 miles414 nm E
TeseneySun 1:00 PM796 km495 miles430 nm E
WauSun 1:00 PM864 km537 miles466 nm S
AbéchéSun 11:00 AM923 km574 miles499 nm W
GondarSun 1:00 PM940 km584 miles508 nm ESE