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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 1:50:00 PM.

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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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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° 15' 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"1000.16 miWest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 miNorth1000.13 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° 41' 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' 09.0"911.11 miWest0° 03' 16.1"3.75 miNorth911.31 mi
24 hours12° 24' 53.8"781.85 miEast1° 51' 19.5"127.69 miNorth797.72 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 PM384 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaSun 12:50 PM512 km318 miles277 nmEast E
Santa MariaSun 12:50 PM586 km364 miles316 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarSun 1:50 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmEast E
BanjulSun 1:50 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 1:50 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 1:50 PM1427 km887 miles770 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySun 1:50 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSun 1:50 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Sun 2:50 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNortheast NE

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