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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 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' North, Longitude: 61° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.15 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 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"1000.10 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth1000.07 mi
24 hours0° 01' 34.8"1.76 miwest0° 17' 40.8"20.26 minorth20.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 20' South, Longitude: 172° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.94 meters/second, 1468.6 km/hour, 912.5 miles/hour or 793.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"15.21 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.21 mi
1 hour14° 28' 17.8"912.20 miwest0° 03' 32.5"4.06 minorth912.42 mi
24 hours347° 38' 54.2"778.66 miwest1° 57' 20.5"134.59 minorth795.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RoseauSun 12:00 Noon43 km27 miles23 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 12:00 Noon94 km59 miles51 nmNorthwest NW
Fort-de-FranceSun 12:00 Noon97 km60 miles52 nmSouth S
Pointe-à-PitreSun 12:00 Noon100 km62 miles54 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CastriesSun 12:00 Noon162 km101 miles87 nmSouth S
BradesSun 12:00 Noon189 km118 miles102 nmNorthwest NW
Vieux FortSun 12:00 Noon194 km121 miles105 nmSouth S
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 12:00 Noon201 km125 miles109 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 12:00 Noon253 km157 miles137 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstownSun 12:00 Noon258 km160 miles139 nmSouth S
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