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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 Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' North, Longitude: 44° 27' 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"1033.20 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 minorth1033.19 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.6"5.02 miwest0° 22' 54.1"26.23 minorth26.71 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° 57' 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"905.42 miwest0° 01' 58.0"2.26 misouth905.31 mi
24 hours13° 04' 12.1"819.11 mieast0° 08' 18.4"9.53 misouth818.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSat 12:00 Noon875 km543 miles472 nmWest W
BelémSat 12:00 Noon882 km548 miles476 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSat 12:00 Noon1187 km738 miles641 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 12:00 Noon1207 km750 miles651 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSat 11:00 AM1525 km947 miles823 nmWest W
RecifeSat 12:00 Noon1835 km1140 miles991 nmSoutheast SE
BridgetownSat 11:00 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSat 11:00 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSat 11:00 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSat 11:00 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmWest-northwest WNW
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