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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 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 33' North, Longitude: 151° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.99 meters/second, 1609.1 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' 32.6"1.72 miwest0° 17' 36.9"20.19 minorth20.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 57' South, Longitude: 85° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.36 meters/second, 1473.7 km/hour, 915.7 miles/hour or 795.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"15.26 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.26 mi
1 hour14° 28' 42.7"915.39 miwest0° 04' 16.3"4.90 minorth915.65 mi
24 hours12° 10' 26.2"769.78 mieast2° 13' 19.3"152.91 minorth791.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloSun 12:00 Noon628 km390 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSun 12:00 Noon961 km597 miles519 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 12:00 Noon1664 km1034 miles899 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySun 11:00 AM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 10:00 AM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 11:00 AM3543 km2202 miles1913 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 12:00 Noon3663 km2276 miles1978 nmSouth S
San Francisco *Sun 3:00 PM3735 km2321 miles2017 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 3:00 PM3870 km2404 miles2089 nmNortheast NE
ApiaSun 11:00 AM3971 km2468 miles2144 nmSouthwest SW
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