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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 = Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 3:00:00 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 Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' North, Longitude: 45° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.89 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.62 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.3"997.20 miWest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 miNorth997.17 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.0"1.44 miWest0° 17' 09.9"19.67 miNorth19.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 148° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.46 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.79 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.0"946.95 miWest0° 08' 21.8"9.59 miNorth947.41 mi
24 hours10° 58' 13.8"715.08 miEast3° 41' 13.4"253.57 miNorth765.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 12:00 Noon1422 km883 miles768 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownTue 11:00 AM1523 km947 miles823 nmWest W
ParamariboTue 12:00 Noon1525 km947 miles823 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceTue 11:00 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmWest W
CastriesTue 11:00 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmWest W
RoseauTue 11:00 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 11:00 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownTue 11:00 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Tue 11:00 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Tue 11:00 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmWest W

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