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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, April 4, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 44° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.56 meters/second, 1661.6 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.45 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1032.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.8"4.97 miwest0° 22' 48.1"26.11 minorth26.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 13' South, Longitude: 153° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.90 meters/second, 1457.7 km/hour, 905.7 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' 27.7"15.10 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.10 mi
1 hour14° 27' 52.5"905.33 miwest0° 01' 22.0"1.57 minorth905.42 mi
24 hours12° 35' 01.5"787.71 mieast1° 07' 57.1"77.95 minorth795.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 12:00 Noon900 km559 miles486 nmWest W
BelémSun 12:00 Noon930 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSun 12:00 Noon1208 km751 miles652 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 12:00 Noon1230 km765 miles664 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSun 11:00 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmWest W
RecifeSun 12:00 Noon1857 km1154 miles1003 nmSoutheast SE
BridgetownSun 11:00 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSun 11:00 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 11:00 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSun 11:00 AM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmWest-northwest WNW
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