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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 Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' North, Longitude: 45° 55' 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"964.31 miwest0° 00' 22.8"0.44 minorth964.29 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° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.43 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' 32.9"908.81 miwest0° 02' 23.2"2.74 minorth908.96 mi
24 hours12° 41' 54.1"798.23 mieast1° 32' 12.3"105.77 minorth809.97 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 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 11:00 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 11:00 AM1777 km1104 miles959 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 11:00 AM1779 km1105 miles961 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSat 11:00 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 11:00 AM1805 km1122 miles975 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 11:00 AM1827 km1135 miles986 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSat 11:00 AM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSat 12:00 Noon1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint George'sSat 11:00 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmWest-southwest WSW
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