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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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 14:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 46' North
Longitude: 43° 33' 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"998.73 miwest0° 00' 43.9"0.84 minorth998.70 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 30' South
Longitude: 158° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.41 meters/second, 1491.9 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' 57.9"926.72 miwest0° 06' 08.4"7.04 minorth927.08 mi
24 hours11° 39' 50.2"745.59 mieast2° 53' 52.6"199.39 minorth778.98 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 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 11:50 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 10:50 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 10:50 AM1875 km1165 miles1013 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesMon 10:50 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceMon 10:50 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmWest W
RoseauMon 10:50 AM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmWest W
KingstownMon 10:50 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 10:50 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 10:50 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest W
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