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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 10' North
Longitude: 46° 00' 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"1001.60 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 minorth1001.57 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.5"1.92 miwest0° 17' 56.8"20.57 minorth20.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 25° 07' South
Longitude: 174° 10' 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' 53.7"905.13 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 minorth905.14 mi
24 hours346° 59' 41.6"814.79 miwest0° 42' 42.3"48.99 minorth818.61 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 Noon1327 km825 miles717 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSat 12:00 Noon1440 km895 miles777 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSat 11:00 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 11:00 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 11:00 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 11:00 AM1623 km1008 miles876 nmWest W
RoseauSat 11:00 AM1652 km1027 miles892 nmWest W
KingstownSat 11:00 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 11:00 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 11:00 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmWest W
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