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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 Monday, May 3, 2010 at 14:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' North, Longitude: 43° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.54 meters/second, 1607.5 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.65 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.8"998.66 miwest0° 00' 43.9"0.84 minorth998.63 mi
24 hours0° 01' 26.7"1.60 miwest0° 17' 26.0"19.98 minorth20.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 30' South, Longitude: 157° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.40 meters/second, 1491.8 km/hour, 927.0 miles/hour or 805.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.45 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.8"926.64 miwest0° 06' 08.3"7.04 minorth927.01 mi
24 hours11° 39' 52.3"745.57 mieast2° 53' 50.3"199.33 minorth778.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 11:50 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 11:50 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 10:50 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 10:50 AM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesMon 10:50 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceMon 10:50 AM1916 km1190 miles1034 nmWest W
RoseauMon 10:50 AM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmWest W
KingstownMon 10:50 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 10:50 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmWest W
BelémMon 11:50 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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