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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 9:00:00 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 21:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 51' North, Longitude: 135° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.67 meters/second, 1550.4 km/hour, 963.4 miles/hour or 837.1 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' 54.6"962.99 miWest0° 00' 21.6"0.42 miNorth962.97 mi
24 hours0° 02' 10.0"2.32 miEast0° 08' 30.4"9.75 miNorth10.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 81° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.91 meters/second, 1490.1 km/hour, 925.9 miles/hour or 804.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"15.43 miWest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miNorth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 32.7"925.54 miWest0° 05' 59.8"6.88 miNorth925.90 mi
24 hours11° 49' 48.5"755.62 miEast2° 51' 17.6"196.41 miNorth787.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Jose *Sun 2:00 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 2:00 PM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 2:00 PM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Sun 2:00 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Sun 2:00 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Sun 2:00 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSun 11:00 AM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmWest W
Mexicali *Sun 2:00 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:00 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 2:00 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmEast-northeast ENE

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