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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 13:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 27' North
Longitude: 16° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.23 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.1"1000.28 miwest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 minorth1000.25 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.7"1.78 miwest0° 17' 42.8"20.30 minorth20.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 13:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 24° 30' South
Longitude: 143° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.31 meters/second, 1466.3 km/hour, 911.1 miles/hour or 791.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.19 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.19 mi
1 hour14° 28' 05.9"910.81 miwest0° 03' 09.9"3.63 minorth911.00 mi
24 hours12° 26' 18.2"783.11 mieast1° 49' 03.3"125.09 minorth798.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToubaSun 1:00 PM66 km41 miles36 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsSun 1:00 PM120 km75 miles65 nmSouthwest SW
RossoSun 1:00 PM121 km75 miles65 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarSun 1:00 PM173 km108 miles94 nmWest-southwest WSW
FarafenniSun 1:00 PM212 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BanjulSun 1:00 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SerekundaSun 1:00 PM233 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouakchottSun 1:00 PM292 km182 miles158 nmNorth N
BafatáSun 1:00 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BissauSun 1:00 PM399 km248 miles216 nmSouth S
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