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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 4:10:00 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 16:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' North, Longitude: 63° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.14 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"1000.02 miWest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 miNorth999.99 mi
24 hours0° 01' 34.6"1.75 miWest0° 17' 40.8"20.26 miNorth20.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 20' South, Longitude: 170° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.97 meters/second, 1468.7 km/hour, 912.6 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' 18.4"912.21 miWest0° 03' 33.7"4.09 miNorth912.43 mi
24 hours347° 39' 09.9"778.39 miWest1° 57' 44.7"135.05 miNorth795.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 12:10 PM173 km108 miles93 nmEast-northeast ENE
BradesSun 12:10 PM183 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
CharlestownSun 12:10 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RoseauSun 12:10 PM202 km125 miles109 nmEast E
Pointe-à-PitreSun 12:10 PM202 km126 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 12:10 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 12:10 PM236 km146 miles127 nmNortheast NE
The Bottom (Saba)Sun 12:10 PM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth N
Fort-de-FranceSun 12:10 PM254 km158 miles137 nmEast-southeast ESE
GustaviaSun 12:10 PM271 km168 miles146 nmNorth N

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