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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 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' North, Longitude: 28° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 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"1000.46 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 minorth1000.43 mi
24 hours0° 01' 36.8"1.80 miwest0° 17' 44.7"20.34 minorth20.42 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° 29' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"15.17 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.4"909.55 miwest0° 02' 47.0"3.19 minorth909.72 mi
24 hours12° 31' 24.6"787.55 mieast1° 40' 34.6"115.37 minorth801.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-UbayyidSun 1:00 PM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumSun 1:00 PM383 km238 miles207 nmEast E
Al-FashirSun 1:00 PM437 km272 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
KostiSun 1:00 PM469 km291 miles253 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalakalSun 1:00 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KassalaSun 1:00 PM797 km495 miles430 nmEast E
FadaSun 11:00 AM814 km506 miles440 nmWest-northwest WNW
TeseneySun 1:00 PM826 km513 miles446 nmEast E
WauSun 1:00 PM860 km534 miles464 nmSouth S
AbéchéSun 11:00 AM894 km556 miles483 nmWest W
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