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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 Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 10' North, Longitude: 48° 30' 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"1001.59 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 minorth1001.56 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.5"1.92 miwest0° 17' 56.6"20.56 minorth20.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 07' South, Longitude: 171° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.79 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' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.2"905.14 miwest0° 00' 13.7"0.26 minorth905.15 mi
24 hours346° 59' 54.8"814.57 miwest0° 43' 14.4"49.61 minorth818.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSat 12:10 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownSat 11:10 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmWest W
ParamariboSat 12:10 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouthwest SW
CastriesSat 11:10 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 11:10 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmWest W
RoseauSat 11:10 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmWest W
KingstownSat 11:10 AM1391 km865 miles751 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 11:10 AM1403 km872 miles757 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 11:10 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 11:10 AM1443 km897 miles779 nmWest W
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