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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 PM.

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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 21:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' North, Longitude: 135° 47' 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"998.29 miWest0° 00' 43.6"0.84 miNorth998.26 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° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.56 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' 26.1"931.48 miWest0° 06' 45.4"7.75 miNorth931.88 mi
24 hours11° 28' 47.0"737.20 miEast3° 07' 07.1"214.54 miNorth775.10 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 AM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tijuana *Mon 2:00 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Mon 2:00 PM2651 km1647 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 2:00 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 2:00 PM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 11:00 AM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloMon 2:00 PM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Mon 2:00 PM3039 km1889 miles1641 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 2:00 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Mon 3:00 PM3598 km2236 miles1943 nmNortheast NE

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