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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 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' North, Longitude: 61° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.78 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.4 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' 45.0"0.86 minorth1001.51 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.1"1.91 miwest0° 17' 56.2"20.55 minorth20.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 06' South, Longitude: 159° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.82 meters/second, 1457.3 km/hour, 905.5 miles/hour or 786.9 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' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 56.3"905.20 miwest0° 00' 20.8"0.40 minorth905.22 mi
24 hours12° 58' 58.3"813.43 mieast0° 45' 54.9"52.68 minorth817.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RoseauSat 12:00 Noon43 km27 miles23 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fort-de-FranceSat 12:00 Noon64 km40 miles35 nmSouth S
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 12:00 Noon119 km74 miles64 nmNorthwest NW
CastriesSat 12:00 Noon129 km80 miles70 nmSouth S
Pointe-à-PitreSat 12:00 Noon130 km81 miles70 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vieux FortSat 12:00 Noon161 km100 miles87 nmSouth S
BradesSat 12:00 Noon217 km135 miles117 nmNorthwest NW
KingstownSat 12:00 Noon225 km140 miles122 nmSouth S
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 12:00 Noon233 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BridgetownSat 12:00 Noon275 km171 miles148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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