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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 2:00:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 37' 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"963.28 miWest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 miNorth963.26 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° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 411.70 meters/second, 1482.1 km/hour, 920.9 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' 01.6"920.58 miWest0° 05' 13.5"5.99 miNorth920.90 mi
24 hours12° 02' 37.1"765.58 miEast2° 34' 39.5"177.35 miNorth792.77 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 PM804 km499 miles434 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaSun 1:00 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottSun 2:00 PM1586 km985 miles856 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 2:00 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulSun 2:00 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Sun 2:00 PM1829 km1136 miles988 nmNorth-northeast NNE
El Aaiún *Sun 3:00 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 2:00 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySun 2:00 PM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownSun 2:00 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmSoutheast SE

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