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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

UTC time = Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 9:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 33' North, Longitude: 138° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.01 meters/second, 1609.2 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"999.72 miWest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 miNorth999.69 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.0"1.72 miWest0° 17' 37.5"20.20 miNorth20.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 01' South, Longitude: 98° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.14 meters/second, 1472.9 km/hour, 915.2 miles/hour or 795.3 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' 39.2"914.84 miWest0° 04' 10.2"4.78 miNorth915.10 mi
24 hours12° 11' 57.9"770.99 miEast2° 11' 06.0"150.36 miNorth791.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 11:10 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 11:10 AM2583 km1605 miles1394 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:10 PM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 2:10 PM2915 km1812 miles1574 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 2:10 PM3176 km1973 miles1715 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:10 PM3233 km2009 miles1746 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 2:10 PM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Sun 3:10 PM3781 km2349 miles2041 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Sun 2:10 PM3847 km2391 miles2077 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 11:10 AM3863 km2400 miles2086 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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