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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 49' North
Longitude: 47° 02' 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 minorth1032.50 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 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 25° 12' South
Longitude: 156° 18' 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' 27.9"15.10 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 minorth15.10 mi
1 hour14° 27' 53.0"905.44 miwest0° 01' 23.5"1.60 minorth905.52 mi
24 hours12° 34' 45.4"787.51 mieast1° 08' 30.3"78.59 minorth795.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 12:10 PM595 km370 miles321 nmWest W
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSun 12:10 PM776 km482 miles419 nmWest W
BelémSun 12:10 PM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSun 12:10 PM901 km560 miles486 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 11:10 AM1237 km768 miles668 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 12:10 PM1414 km879 miles763 nmSoutheast SE
BridgetownSun 11:10 AM1599 km994 miles864 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSun 11:10 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 11:10 AM1749 km1087 miles945 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownSun 11:10 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-northwest WNW
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