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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 16:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 29' North
Longitude: 63° 32' 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"1000.09 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth1000.06 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 24° 20' South
Longitude: 170° 18' 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"912.28 miwest0° 03' 33.7"4.09 minorth912.51 mi
24 hours347° 39' 11.9"778.42 miwest1° 57' 47.6"135.11 minorth795.81 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 PM201 km125 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
BradesSun 12:10 PM201 km125 miles109 nmNortheast NE
CharlestownSun 12:10 PM207 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 12:10 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-à-PitreSun 12:10 PM230 km143 miles124 nmEast-northeast ENE
RoseauSun 12:10 PM232 km144 miles125 nmEast E
The Bottom (Saba)Sun 12:10 PM239 km149 miles129 nmNorth N
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 12:10 PM255 km158 miles138 nmNortheast NE
GustaviaSun 12:10 PM277 km172 miles149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChristianstedSun 12:10 PM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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