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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 14:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' North, Longitude: 31° 02' 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"1000.22 miwest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 minorth1000.19 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.5"1.77 miwest0° 17' 42.1"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° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.51 meters/second, 1467.1 km/hour, 911.6 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' 09.9"911.26 miwest0° 03' 17.5"3.78 minorth911.46 mi
24 hours12° 24' 34.6"781.63 mieast1° 51' 50.2"128.28 minorth797.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 1:00 PM665 km413 miles359 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaSun 1:00 PM809 km503 miles437 nmEast E
DakarSun 2:00 PM1464 km910 miles791 nmEast E
BanjulSun 2:00 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 2:00 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 2:00 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySun 2:00 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSun 2:00 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Sun 3:00 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSun 11:00 AM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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