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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 14:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 48' North, Longitude: 30° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.79 meters/second, 1550.9 km/hour, 963.7 miles/hour or 837.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.7"963.34 miwest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 minorth963.32 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.2"2.29 mieast0° 08' 36.9"9.88 minorth10.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 177° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 411.70 meters/second, 1482.1 km/hour, 921.0 miles/hour or 800.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"15.35 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.35 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.7"920.65 miwest0° 05' 13.6"6.00 minorth920.97 mi
24 hours12° 02' 35.1"765.61 mieast2° 34' 42.2"177.42 minorth792.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 1:00 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaSun 1:00 PM1090 km677 miles589 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottSun 2:00 PM1614 km1003 miles871 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 2:00 PM1626 km1011 miles878 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulSun 2:00 PM1777 km1104 miles959 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Sun 2:00 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNorth-northeast NNE
El Aaiún *Sun 3:00 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmEast-northeast ENE
Angra do Heroísmo *Sun 2:00 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth N
BissauSun 2:00 PM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySun 2:00 PM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmSoutheast SE
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