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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 13:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' North, Longitude: 28° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 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' 04.0"1000.23 miwest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 minorth1000.20 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.5"1.77 miwest0° 17' 42.2"20.29 minorth20.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 13:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 28' South, Longitude: 155° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.48 meters/second, 1466.9 km/hour, 911.5 miles/hour or 792.1 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' 03.1"0.06 minorth15.19 mi
1 hour14° 28' 09.2"911.18 miwest0° 03' 16.2"3.75 minorth911.38 mi
24 hours12° 24' 51.8"781.88 mieast1° 51' 22.5"127.75 minorth797.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 12:50 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaSun 12:50 PM542 km337 miles293 nmEast E
Santa MariaSun 12:50 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarSun 1:50 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmEast E
BanjulSun 1:50 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 1:50 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 1:50 PM1456 km904 miles786 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySun 1:50 PM1739 km1080 miles939 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSun 1:50 PM1834 km1140 miles990 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Sun 2:50 PM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmNortheast NE
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