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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 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' North, Longitude: 46° 45' 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 minorth1032.43 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 Latitude: 25° 12' South, Longitude: 156° 02' 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"905.37 miwest0° 01' 23.3"1.59 minorth905.46 mi
24 hours12° 34' 47.1"787.48 mieast1° 08' 27.0"78.52 minorth794.99 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 PM626 km389 miles338 nmWest W
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSun 12:10 PM807 km501 miles436 nmWest W
BelémSun 12:10 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSun 12:10 PM931 km579 miles503 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 11:10 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 12:10 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmSoutheast SE
BridgetownSun 11:10 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSun 11:10 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 11:10 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSun 11:10 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmWest-northwest WNW
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