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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 = Friday, April 30, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 30, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' North, Longitude: 45° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.45 meters/second, 1614.4 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.72 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.7"1002.96 miWest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 miNorth1002.93 mi
24 hours0° 01' 51.8"2.08 miWest0° 18' 11.7"20.85 miNorth20.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 30, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 28' South, Longitude: 161° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.59 meters/second, 1463.7 km/hour, 909.5 miles/hour or 790.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.16 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miSouth15.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.7"909.09 miWest0° 03' 17.5"3.78 miSouth908.90 mi
24 hours13° 24' 00.1"843.80 miEast0° 38' 30.7"44.18 miSouth842.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneFri 12:00 Noon1317 km818 miles711 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboFri 12:00 Noon1440 km895 miles778 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownFri 11:00 AM1517 km942 miles819 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 11:00 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesFri 11:00 AM1652 km1026 miles892 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceFri 11:00 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmWest W
RoseauFri 11:00 AM1687 km1049 miles911 nmWest W
KingstownFri 11:00 AM1688 km1049 miles911 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 11:00 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 11:00 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest W

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