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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 = Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 2:50:00 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 Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 14:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 10' North, Longitude: 43° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.82 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.70 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.5"1001.54 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miNorth1001.51 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.5"1.92 miWest0° 17' 56.9"20.57 miNorth20.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 07' South, Longitude: 176° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.78 meters/second, 1457.2 km/hour, 905.5 miles/hour or 786.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.09 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 53.3"905.05 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth905.07 mi
24 hours346° 59' 26.8"814.99 miWest0° 42' 06.5"48.31 miNorth818.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSat 11:50 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboSat 11:50 AM1665 km1035 miles899 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSat 10:50 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 10:50 AM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 10:50 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 10:50 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmWest W
BelémSat 11:50 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RoseauSat 10:50 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmWest W
KingstownSat 10:50 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 10:50 AM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmWest W

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