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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

UTC time = Monday, April 5, 2010 at 3:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, April 5, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' North, Longitude: 44° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.24 meters/second, 1660.5 km/hour, 1031.8 miles/hour or 896.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1031.73 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1031.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.6"4.90 miWest0° 22' 41.8"25.99 miNorth26.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 5, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 05' South, Longitude: 141° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.26 meters/second, 1473.3 km/hour, 915.5 miles/hour or 795.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"15.26 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miNorth15.26 mi
1 hour14° 29' 19.7"915.10 miWest0° 04' 20.8"4.99 miNorth915.37 mi
24 hours11° 57' 05.5"754.96 miEast2° 14' 19.6"154.06 miNorth776.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:00 Noon898 km558 miles485 nmWest W
BelémMon 12:00 Noon962 km598 miles520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboMon 12:00 Noon1201 km746 miles648 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 12:00 Noon1271 km790 miles686 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownMon 11:00 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest W
BridgetownMon 11:00 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 12:00 Noon1896 km1178 miles1024 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port of SpainMon 11:00 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownMon 11:00 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesMon 11:00 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmWest-northwest WNW

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