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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 48' North
Longitude: 44° 32' 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"1032.52 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1032.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.8"4.97 miwest0° 22' 48.1"26.12 minorth26.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 25° 13' South
Longitude: 153° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.91 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"905.40 miwest0° 01' 22.2"1.57 minorth905.49 mi
24 hours12° 35' 00.0"787.74 mieast1° 08' 00.4"78.02 minorth795.17 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 Noon870 km541 miles470 nmWest W
BelémSun 12:00 Noon915 km568 miles494 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSun 12:00 Noon1178 km732 miles636 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 12:00 Noon1246 km775 miles673 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSun 11:00 AM1512 km940 miles817 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 11:00 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 12:00 Noon1874 km1164 miles1012 nmSoutheast SE
Port of SpainSun 11:00 AM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 11:00 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSun 11:00 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-northwest WNW
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