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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 20:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 32' North
Longitude: 121° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.04 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 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"999.86 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 minorth999.83 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.3"1.73 miwest0° 17' 38.3"20.21 minorth20.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 24° 06' South
Longitude: 114° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 408.86 meters/second, 1471.9 km/hour, 914.6 miles/hour or 794.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"15.24 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 34.4"914.27 miwest0° 04' 01.9"4.63 minorth914.52 mi
24 hours12° 14' 01.1"772.74 mieast2° 08' 05.0"146.91 minorth792.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Sun 2:00 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 1:00 PM1821 km1132 miles983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tijuana *Sun 1:00 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Sun 1:00 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Sun 3:00 PM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexicali *Sun 1:00 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:00 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Sun 3:00 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 1:00 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Sun 3:00 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmEast E
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