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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 4:00:00 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 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' North, Longitude: 60° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.79 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"16.69 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.5"1001.47 miWest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 miNorth1001.44 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° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.81 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"905.13 miWest0° 00' 20.6"0.40 miNorth905.16 mi
24 hours12° 58' 59.7"813.39 miEast0° 45' 51.3"52.61 miNorth817.60 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 Noon72 km45 miles39 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 12:00 Noon74 km46 miles40 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CastriesSat 12:00 Noon132 km82 miles71 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 12:00 Noon141 km87 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 12:00 Noon146 km91 miles79 nmNorthwest NW
Vieux FortSat 12:00 Noon163 km101 miles88 nmSouth S
KingstownSat 12:00 Noon231 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BradesSat 12:00 Noon236 km147 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 12:00 Noon246 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BridgetownSat 12:00 Noon260 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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