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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 Monday, May 3, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' North, Longitude: 134° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.85 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 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"999.37 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 minorth999.34 mi
24 hours0° 01' 30.9"1.68 miwest0° 17' 33.8"20.13 minorth20.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 35' South, Longitude: 13° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 410.70 meters/second, 1478.5 km/hour, 918.7 miles/hour or 798.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"15.31 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.31 mi
1 hour14° 29' 04.4"918.34 miwest0° 04' 51.0"5.57 minorth918.64 mi
24 hours12° 01' 25.6"762.42 mieast2° 25' 59.0"167.42 minorth787.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokMon 12:00 Noon899 km558 miles485 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 1:00 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmEast E
DavaoMon 11:00 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonMon 11:00 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmWest W
ManilaMon 11:00 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmWest W
General SantosMon 11:00 AM1443 km897 miles779 nmSouthwest SW
TaipeiMon 11:00 AM1688 km1049 miles912 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariMon 12:00 Noon1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouth S
ManadoMon 11:00 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSouthwest SW
KumamotoMon 12:00 Noon1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth N
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