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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° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 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"1000.21 miwest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 minorth1000.18 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.3"1.77 miwest0° 17' 41.9"20.29 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° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.55 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"15.20 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.20 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.4"911.33 miwest0° 03' 18.8"3.80 minorth911.54 mi
24 hours12° 24' 17.2"781.38 mieast1° 52' 18.1"128.81 minorth797.48 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 PM927 km576 miles501 nmEast E
PraiaSun 1:10 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmEast E
DakarSun 2:10 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmEast E
BanjulSun 2:10 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 2:10 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 2:10 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 11:10 AM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakrySun 2:10 PM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSun 2:10 PM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 11:10 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmWest-southwest WSW
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