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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 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 Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 10' North, Longitude: 45° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.81 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"1001.53 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miNorth1001.50 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.5"1.92 miWest0° 17' 56.8"20.57 miNorth20.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 07' South, Longitude: 174° 26' 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' 53.6"905.06 miWest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 miNorth905.08 mi
24 hours346° 59' 40.0"814.76 miWest0° 42' 38.7"48.92 miNorth818.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSat 12:00 Noon1343 km835 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSat 12:00 Noon1461 km908 miles789 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSat 11:00 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 11:00 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 11:00 AM1649 km1025 miles891 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 11:00 AM1652 km1027 miles892 nmWest W
RoseauSat 11:00 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmWest W
KingstownSat 11:00 AM1688 km1049 miles911 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 11:00 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 11:00 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmWest W

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