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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 = Saturday, May 29, 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 Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' North, Longitude: 45° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.22 meters/second, 1552.4 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.08 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.0"964.24 miWest0° 00' 22.8"0.44 miNorth964.22 mi
24 hours0° 02' 02.0"2.18 miEast0° 08' 58.8"10.30 miNorth10.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 42' South, Longitude: 155° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.42 meters/second, 1463.1 km/hour, 909.1 miles/hour or 790.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"15.15 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miNorth15.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.8"908.75 miWest0° 02' 23.0"2.73 miNorth908.89 mi
24 hours12° 41' 55.7"798.20 miEast1° 32' 09.1"105.70 miNorth809.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSat 11:00 AM1760 km1093 miles950 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 11:00 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 11:00 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 11:00 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSat 11:00 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 11:00 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 11:00 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSat 11:00 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSat 12:00 Noon1987 km1234 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint George'sSat 11:00 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW

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