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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 = Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 3:20:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 50° 45' 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"1000.07 miWest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 miNorth1000.04 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° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.79 meters/second, 1468.0 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' 15.0"911.81 miWest0° 03' 27.5"3.97 miNorth912.02 mi
24 hours12° 22' 17.5"779.63 miEast1° 55' 27.9"132.43 miNorth796.47 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 AM992 km616 miles535 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:20 AM1113 km692 miles601 nmWest W
CastriesSun 11:20 AM1114 km692 miles601 nmWest W
RoseauSun 11:20 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmWest W
KingstownSun 11:20 AM1158 km720 miles625 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 12:20 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 11:20 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmWest W
CayenneSun 12:20 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouth S
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 11:20 AM1199 km745 miles647 nmWest W
Saint George'sSun 11:20 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmWest-southwest WSW

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