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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 10:00:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 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"1000.39 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 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"15.16 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-UbayyidSun 1:00 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumSun 1:00 PM353 km219 miles191 nmEast E
KostiSun 1:00 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al-FashirSun 1:00 PM464 km288 miles250 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalakalSun 1:00 PM701 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KassalaSun 1:00 PM768 km477 miles414 nmEast E
TeseneySun 1:00 PM796 km495 miles430 nmEast E
FadaSun 11:00 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
WauSun 1:00 PM864 km537 miles466 nmSouth S
AbéchéSun 11:00 AM923 km574 miles499 nmWest W

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