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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

UTC time = Monday, May 3, 2010 at 4:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' North, Longitude: 60° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.50 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 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"998.59 miWest0° 00' 43.9"0.84 miNorth998.56 mi
24 hours0° 01' 26.2"1.60 miWest0° 17' 25.3"19.96 miNorth20.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 23' South, Longitude: 174° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.80 meters/second, 1493.3 km/hour, 927.9 miles/hour or 806.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"15.46 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth15.46 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.1"927.53 miWest0° 06' 15.5"7.18 miNorth927.90 mi
24 hours11° 37' 45.5"743.96 miEast2° 56' 24.8"202.28 miNorth778.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RoseauMon 12:00 Noon84 km52 miles45 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreMon 12:00 Noon96 km59 miles52 nmWest-northwest WNW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 12:00 Noon105 km65 miles56 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fort-de-FranceMon 12:00 Noon133 km83 miles72 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 12:00 Noon187 km116 miles101 nmNorthwest NW
BradesMon 12:00 Noon189 km118 miles102 nmNorthwest NW
CastriesMon 12:00 Noon197 km122 miles106 nmSouth S
Vieux FortMon 12:00 Noon227 km141 miles123 nmSouth S
Codrington (Barbuda)Mon 12:00 Noon234 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CharlestownMon 12:00 Noon248 km154 miles134 nmNorthwest NW

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