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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 Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 44' North, Longitude: 134° 06' 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"963.80 miwest0° 00' 22.3"0.43 minorth963.78 mi
24 hours0° 02' 05.2"2.24 mieast0° 08' 47.3"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: 18° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 408.75 meters/second, 1471.5 km/hour, 914.4 miles/hour or 794.6 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"914.04 miwest0° 03' 55.3"4.50 minorth914.28 mi
24 hours12° 22' 10.3"781.39 mieast2° 06' 16.4"144.83 minorth800.79 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 Noon1147 km712 miles619 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSun 12:00 Noon1271 km790 miles686 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiSun 11:00 AM1337 km830 miles722 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatsuyamaSun 12:00 Noon1347 km837 miles728 nmNorth N
FukuokaSun 12:00 Noon1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuSun 12:00 Noon1382 km859 miles746 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaSun 12:00 Noon1410 km876 miles762 nmNorth N
KobeSun 12:00 Noon1438 km894 miles777 nmNorth N
OsakaSun 12:00 Noon1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth N
HimejiSun 12:00 Noon1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth N
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