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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

UTC time = Monday, May 3, 2010 at 9:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' North, Longitude: 44° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.69 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.65 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.9"999.01 miWest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 miNorth998.98 mi
24 hours0° 01' 28.8"1.64 miWest0° 17' 29.9"20.05 miNorth20.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 04' South, Longitude: 73° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.49 meters/second, 1485.0 km/hour, 922.7 miles/hour or 801.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"15.38 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 miNorth15.38 mi
1 hour14° 29' 31.2"922.36 miWest0° 05' 31.3"6.33 miNorth922.70 mi
24 hours11° 50' 29.3"753.77 miEast2° 40' 29.9"184.05 miNorth782.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SanaMon 12:00 Noon37 km23 miles20 nmSouth S
Al HudaydahMon 12:00 Noon169 km105 miles91 nmSouthwest SW
Ta'izzMon 12:00 Noon235 km146 miles127 nmSouth S
Khamis MushaitMon 12:00 Noon330 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenMon 12:00 Noon332 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AssabMon 12:00 Noon337 km209 miles182 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ObockMon 12:00 Noon424 km264 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TadjouraMon 12:00 Noon456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiMon 12:00 Noon469 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ali SabiehMon 12:00 Noon528 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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