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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 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 33' North, Longitude: 138° 32' 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"999.79 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 minorth999.76 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: 97° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.15 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 minorth15.26 mi
1 hour14° 28' 39.3"914.92 miwest0° 04' 10.2"4.79 minorth915.18 mi
24 hours12° 11' 55.9"771.01 mieast2° 11' 09.0"150.42 minorth791.76 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 AM2136 km1328 miles1154 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 11:10 AM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:10 PM2888 km1795 miles1559 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 2:10 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 2:10 PM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:10 PM3253 km2021 miles1756 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 2:10 PM3318 km2062 miles1792 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Sun 3:10 PM3800 km2361 miles2052 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 11:10 AM3854 km2394 miles2081 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Seattle *Sun 2:10 PM3857 km2397 miles2083 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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