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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 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 46' North
Longitude: 61° 03' 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"998.66 miwest0° 00' 43.9"0.84 minorth998.63 mi
24 hours0° 01' 26.2"1.60 miwest0° 17' 25.3"19.97 minorth20.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 3, 2010 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 23' South
Longitude: 174° 56' 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"15.47 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.2"927.61 miwest0° 06' 15.6"7.18 minorth927.98 mi
24 hours11° 37' 43.5"743.99 mieast2° 56' 27.3"202.34 minorth778.23 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 Noon63 km39 miles34 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pointe-à-PitreMon 12:00 Noon72 km45 miles39 nmNorthwest NW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 12:00 Noon76 km47 miles41 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fort-de-FranceMon 12:00 Noon129 km80 miles70 nmSouth S
BradesMon 12:00 Noon164 km102 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 12:00 Noon171 km106 miles92 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CastriesMon 12:00 Noon195 km121 miles105 nmSouth S
Codrington (Barbuda)Mon 12:00 Noon222 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CharlestownMon 12:00 Noon226 km140 miles122 nmNorthwest NW
Vieux FortMon 12:00 Noon227 km141 miles123 nmSouth S
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