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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
TeseneySun 1:00 PM826 km513 miles446 nmEast E
WauSun 1:00 PM860 km534 miles464 nmSouth S
Port SudanSun 1:00 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bahir DarSun 1:00 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
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