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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 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' North, Longitude: 133° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.02 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 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"999.74 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 minorth999.71 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.1"1.72 miwest0° 17' 37.8"20.20 minorth20.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 02' South, Longitude: 103° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.06 meters/second, 1472.6 km/hour, 915.0 miles/hour or 795.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"15.25 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 37.8"914.66 miwest0° 04' 07.7"4.74 minorth914.91 mi
24 hours12° 12' 33.7"771.48 mieast2° 10' 13.6"149.36 minorth791.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Sun 1:50 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sun 1:50 PM2503 km1556 miles1352 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:50 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sun 1:50 PM2612 km1623 miles1411 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSun 10:50 AM2672 km1661 miles1443 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Sun 1:50 PM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 1:50 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 1:50 PM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 1:50 PM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 10:50 AM3044 km1891 miles1644 nmWest-southwest WSW
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