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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 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' North, Longitude: 46° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.53 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"998.72 miwest0° 00' 43.9"0.84 minorth998.69 mi
24 hours0° 01' 26.6"1.60 miwest0° 17' 25.9"19.98 minorth20.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 160° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.46 meters/second, 1492.1 km/hour, 927.1 miles/hour or 805.7 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' 58.6"926.84 miwest0° 06' 09.4"7.06 minorth927.21 mi
24 hours11° 39' 32.1"745.36 mieast2° 54' 14.8"199.81 minorth778.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:00 Noon1380 km858 miles745 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboMon 12:00 Noon1483 km921 miles801 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 11:00 AM1491 km927 miles805 nmWest W
CastriesMon 11:00 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceMon 11:00 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmWest W
RoseauMon 11:00 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:00 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownMon 11:00 AM1660 km1032 miles896 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 11:00 AM1679 km1043 miles906 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 11:00 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest W
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