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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 14:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 28' North
Longitude: 43° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.18 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1000.17 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth1000.14 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.1"1.76 miwest0° 17' 41.5"20.28 minorth20.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 24° 24' South
Longitude: 170° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.69 meters/second, 1467.7 km/hour, 912.0 miles/hour or 792.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.20 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.20 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.1"911.64 miwest0° 03' 23.8"3.90 minorth911.86 mi
24 hours12° 23' 07.9"780.39 mieast1° 54' 08.5"130.92 minorth796.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 11:50 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboSun 11:50 AM1660 km1031 miles896 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 10:50 AM1755 km1090 miles948 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 10:50 AM1861 km1157 miles1005 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 10:50 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 10:50 AM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmWest W
RoseauSun 10:50 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmWest W
KingstownSun 10:50 AM1926 km1196 miles1040 nmWest W
BelémSun 11:50 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 10:50 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmWest W
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