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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 Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' North, Longitude: 46° 05' 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"997.27 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 minorth997.24 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.0"1.44 miwest0° 17' 09.9"19.68 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° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.46 meters/second, 1524.5 km/hour, 947.3 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' 47.1"947.03 miwest0° 08' 21.8"9.59 minorth947.49 mi
24 hours10° 58' 12.1"715.11 mieast3° 41' 15.3"253.62 minorth765.94 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 Noon1407 km874 miles760 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownTue 11:00 AM1494 km929 miles807 nmWest W
ParamariboTue 12:00 Noon1505 km935 miles813 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceTue 11:00 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest W
CastriesTue 11:00 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmWest W
RoseauTue 11:00 AM1642 km1020 miles887 nmWest W
KingstownTue 11:00 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 11:00 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Tue 11:00 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Tue 11:00 AM1686 km1048 miles911 nmWest W
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