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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 = Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 3:00:00 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 Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 44' North, Longitude: 134° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.00 meters/second, 1551.6 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.07 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.8"963.74 miWest0° 00' 22.3"0.43 miNorth963.72 mi
24 hours0° 02' 05.2"2.24 miEast0° 08' 47.5"10.08 miNorth10.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 05' South, Longitude: 17° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 408.75 meters/second, 1471.5 km/hour, 914.3 miles/hour or 794.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.24 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miNorth15.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 16.0"913.96 miWest0° 03' 55.2"4.50 miNorth914.21 mi
24 hours12° 22' 12.2"781.36 miEast2° 06' 13.4"144.77 miNorth800.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaSun 12:00 Noon1155 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSun 12:00 Noon1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaSun 12:00 Noon1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth N
TaipeiSun 11:00 AM1364 km847 miles736 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaSun 12:00 Noon1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuSun 12:00 Noon1388 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaSun 12:00 Noon1415 km879 miles764 nmNorth N
HagåtñaSun 1:00 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmSoutheast SE
KobeSun 12:00 Noon1438 km893 miles776 nmNorth N
OsakaSun 12:00 Noon1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth N

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