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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 = Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 3:00:00 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 Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' North, Longitude: 44° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.86 meters/second, 1662.7 km/hour, 1033.2 miles/hour or 897.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.13 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.09 miNorth1033.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.6"5.02 miWest0° 22' 54.1"26.23 miNorth26.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 04' South, Longitude: 166° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.92 meters/second, 1457.7 km/hour, 905.8 miles/hour or 787.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.10 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miSouth15.10 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.9"905.37 miWest0° 01' 58.1"2.26 miSouth905.25 mi
24 hours13° 04' 13.2"819.07 miEast0° 08' 22.0"9.60 miSouth818.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémSat 12:00 Noon897 km558 miles484 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSat 12:00 Noon905 km562 miles489 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 12:00 Noon1192 km741 miles644 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboSat 12:00 Noon1218 km757 miles657 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 11:00 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmWest W
RecifeSat 12:00 Noon1813 km1126 miles979 nmSoutheast SE
BridgetownSat 11:00 AM1896 km1178 miles1023 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSat 11:00 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSat 11:00 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSat 11:00 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmWest-northwest WNW

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