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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 431.22 meters/second, 1552.4 kilometres/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 406.42 meters/second, 1463.1 kilometres/hour, 909.1 miles/hour or 790.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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