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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, May 3, 2010 at 02:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 36' North
Longitude: 148° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.88 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"999.50 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.85 minorth999.47 mi
24 hours0° 01' 31.3"1.69 miwest0° 17' 34.3"20.14 minorth20.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 40' South
Longitude: 27° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 410.42 meters/second, 1477.5 km/hour, 918.1 miles/hour or 797.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"15.30 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.30 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.1"917.78 miwest0° 04' 44.4"5.44 minorth918.08 mi
24 hours12° 03' 12.6"763.91 mieast2° 23' 32.0"164.62 minorth788.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 12:00 Noon347 km216 miles187 nmWest W
HagåtñaMon 12:00 Noon511 km317 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirMon 1:00 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 11:00 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 2:00 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraMon 11:00 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaMon 11:00 AM2386 km1483 miles1289 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 11:00 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManokwariMon 11:00 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmSouthwest SW
NagoyaMon 11:00 AM2479 km1540 miles1339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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