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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 21:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' North, Longitude: 136° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.37 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.6"998.36 miwest0° 00' 43.6"0.84 minorth998.33 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.4"1.56 miwest0° 17' 22.0"19.90 minorth19.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 51' South, Longitude: 112° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.57 meters/second, 1499.6 km/hour, 931.8 miles/hour or 809.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.53 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.2"931.56 miwest0° 06' 45.5"7.75 minorth931.96 mi
24 hours11° 28' 45.0"737.22 mieast3° 07' 09.4"214.59 minorth775.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 11:00 AM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:00 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 2:00 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 11:00 AM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloMon 2:00 PM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Mon 2:00 PM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 2:00 PM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Mon 3:00 PM3617 km2247 miles1953 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Mon 2:00 PM3744 km2326 miles2022 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Mon 2:00 PM3891 km2418 miles2101 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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