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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 Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 54' North
Longitude: 133° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.21 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.4 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' 03.5"998.00 miwest0° 00' 43.5"0.83 minorth997.97 mi
24 hours0° 01' 22.2"1.52 miwest0° 17' 18.0"19.83 minorth19.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 09' South
Longitude: 25° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.79 meters/second, 1507.6 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.61 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.6"936.54 miwest0° 07' 19.7"8.40 minorth936.97 mi
24 hours11° 18' 12.4"729.43 mieast3° 19' 17.0"228.48 minorth771.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokTue 12:00 Noon933 km580 miles504 nmSouth S
Guam (Hagåtña)Tue 1:00 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavaoTue 11:00 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonTue 11:00 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmWest W
ManilaTue 11:00 AM1396 km867 miles754 nmWest W
TaipeiTue 11:00 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariTue 12:00 Noon1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth S
ManadoTue 11:00 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoTue 12:00 Noon1899 km1180 miles1026 nmNorth N
ShantouTue 11:00 AM1987 km1234 miles1073 nmWest-northwest WNW
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