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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 14:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' North, Longitude: 33° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 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"1000.14 miwest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 minorth1000.11 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.3"1.77 miwest0° 17' 41.9"20.28 minorth20.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 27' South, Longitude: 160° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.54 meters/second, 1467.2 km/hour, 911.7 miles/hour or 792.2 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' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.19 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.4"911.26 miwest0° 03' 18.6"3.80 minorth911.47 mi
24 hours12° 24' 19.1"781.36 mieast1° 52' 14.9"128.75 minorth797.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 1:10 PM898 km558 miles485 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaSun 1:10 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmEast E
DakarSun 2:10 PM1703 km1058 miles920 nmEast E
BanjulSun 2:10 PM1811 km1126 miles978 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 2:10 PM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 2:10 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 11:10 AM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakrySun 2:10 PM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSun 2:10 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 11:10 AM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmWest-southwest WSW
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