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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° 32' 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"999.81 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 minorth999.78 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.1"1.72 miwest0° 17' 37.6"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: 102° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.06 meters/second, 1472.6 km/hour, 915.0 miles/hour or 795.2 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' 37.9"914.73 miwest0° 04' 07.8"4.74 minorth914.99 mi
24 hours12° 12' 31.8"771.51 mieast2° 10' 16.5"149.42 minorth792.02 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 PM2516 km1563 miles1359 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sun 1:50 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:50 PM2560 km1591 miles1383 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Sun 1:50 PM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSun 10:50 AM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Sun 1:50 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 1:50 PM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 1:50 PM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 1:50 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 10:50 AM3018 km1875 miles1630 nmWest-southwest WSW
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