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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 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' North, Longitude: 48° 33' 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"998.71 miwest0° 00' 43.9"0.84 minorth998.68 mi
24 hours0° 01' 26.6"1.60 miwest0° 17' 25.7"19.98 minorth20.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 28' South, Longitude: 162° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.52 meters/second, 1492.3 km/hour, 927.3 miles/hour or 805.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"15.45 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 59.3"926.97 miwest0° 06' 10.5"7.08 minorth927.34 mi
24 hours11° 39' 13.9"745.13 mieast2° 54' 37.0"200.23 minorth778.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 11:10 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 12:10 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboMon 12:10 PM1316 km817 miles710 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceMon 11:10 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest W
CastriesMon 11:10 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest W
RoseauMon 11:10 AM1377 km855 miles743 nmWest W
KingstownMon 11:10 AM1396 km867 miles754 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 11:10 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 11:10 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:10 AM1441 km896 miles778 nmSouthwest SW
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