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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 Friday, April 30, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' North, Longitude: 45° 58' 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"1003.03 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 minorth1003.00 mi
24 hours0° 01' 51.8"2.08 miwest0° 18' 11.7"20.85 minorth20.96 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: 160° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.58 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"909.15 miwest0° 03' 17.4"3.78 misouth908.96 mi
24 hours13° 23' 59.4"843.84 mieast0° 38' 26.8"44.11 misouth842.83 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 Noon1301 km808 miles702 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboFri 12:00 Noon1419 km882 miles766 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownFri 11:00 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 11:00 AM1602 km996 miles865 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesFri 11:00 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceFri 11:00 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmWest W
RoseauFri 11:00 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmWest W
KingstownFri 11:00 AM1658 km1031 miles896 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 11:00 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 11:00 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmWest W
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