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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 Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 15:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 28' North, Longitude: 51° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 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"1000.14 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth1000.11 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.0"1.76 miwest0° 17' 41.2"20.27 minorth20.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 23' South, Longitude: 177° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.79 meters/second, 1468.1 km/hour, 912.2 miles/hour or 792.7 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' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.20 mi
1 hour14° 28' 15.1"911.88 miwest0° 03' 27.5"3.97 minorth912.10 mi
24 hours12° 22' 15.6"779.65 mieast1° 55' 31.0"132.50 minorth796.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 11:20 AM963 km598 miles520 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 11:20 AM1084 km673 miles585 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:20 AM1084 km674 miles585 nmWest W
RoseauSun 11:20 AM1111 km691 miles600 nmWest W
KingstownSun 11:20 AM1129 km702 miles610 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 11:20 AM1148 km713 miles620 nmWest W
ParamariboSun 12:20 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 11:20 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmWest W
CayenneSun 12:20 PM1174 km730 miles634 nmSouth S
Saint George'sSun 11:20 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmWest-southwest WSW
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