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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 37' North
Longitude: 133° 57' 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"999.44 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 minorth999.41 mi
24 hours0° 01' 30.9"1.68 miwest0° 17' 33.6"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 35' South
Longitude: 13° 27' 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"918.41 miwest0° 04' 51.1"5.57 minorth918.71 mi
24 hours12° 01' 23.7"762.45 mieast2° 26' 01.7"167.48 minorth787.26 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 Noon901 km560 miles486 nmSouth S
Guam (Hagåtña)Mon 1:00 PM1187 km738 miles641 nmEast E
DavaoMon 11:00 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonMon 11:00 AM1390 km863 miles750 nmWest W
ManilaMon 11:00 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmWest W
TaipeiMon 11:00 AM1666 km1035 miles899 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariMon 12:00 Noon1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouth S
ManadoMon 11:00 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoMon 12:00 Noon1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth N
KobeMon 12:00 Noon2116 km1315 miles1142 nmNorth N
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