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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 14:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' North, Longitude: 30° 45' West

The ground speed is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 kilometres/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1000.15 miWest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 miNorth1000.12 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.5"1.77 miWest0° 17' 42.2"20.29 miNorth20.36 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 27' South, Longitude: 158° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 407.51 meters/second, 1467.0 kilometres/hour, 911.6 miles/hour or 792.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 09.7"911.18 miWest0° 03' 17.4"3.78 miNorth911.39 mi
24 hours12° 24' 36.6"781.60 miEast1° 51' 47.3"128.22 miNorth797.58 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 1:00 PM637 km396 miles344 nm ENE
PraiaSun 1:00 PM781 km485 miles422 nm E
Santa MariaSun 1:00 PM849 km528 miles458 nm E
DakarSun 2:00 PM1435 km891 miles775 nm E
BanjulSun 2:00 PM1544 km960 miles834 nm E
NouakchottSun 2:00 PM1601 km995 miles865 nm ENE
BissauSun 2:00 PM1688 km1049 miles912 nm ESE
ConakrySun 2:00 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nm ESE
FreetownSun 2:00 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nm ESE
El Aaiún *Sun 3:00 PM2231 km1386 miles1205 nm NE