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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 3:10:00 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 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 10' North, Longitude: 48° 14' 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"1001.52 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miNorth1001.49 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: 172° 02' 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' 54.1"905.07 miWest0° 00' 13.7"0.26 miNorth905.09 mi
24 hours346° 59' 53.4"814.54 miWest0° 43' 10.8"49.54 miNorth818.40 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 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownSat 11:10 AM1251 km777 miles675 nmWest W
ParamariboSat 12:10 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmSouthwest SW
CastriesSat 11:10 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 11:10 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmWest W
RoseauSat 11:10 AM1414 km878 miles763 nmWest W
KingstownSat 11:10 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 11:10 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 11:10 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 11:10 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmWest W

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