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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 Monday, April 5, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' North, Longitude: 44° 36' 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"1031.80 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1031.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.6"4.90 miwest0° 22' 41.8"26.00 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° 18' 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"915.17 miwest0° 04' 21.0"4.99 minorth915.45 mi
24 hours11° 57' 03.6"754.98 mieast2° 14' 22.3"154.12 minorth776.78 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 Noon867 km539 miles468 nmWest W
BelémMon 12:00 Noon948 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboMon 12:00 Noon1170 km727 miles632 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 12:00 Noon1286 km799 miles695 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownMon 11:00 AM1501 km933 miles811 nmWest W
BridgetownMon 11:00 AM1816 km1128 miles980 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 12:00 Noon1913 km1189 miles1033 nmSoutheast SE
Port of SpainMon 11:00 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownMon 11:00 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesMon 11:00 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmWest-northwest WNW
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