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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 Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 49' North, Longitude: 45° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.78 meters/second, 1550.8 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.7"963.30 miwest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 minorth963.28 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.5"2.29 mieast0° 08' 36.0"9.86 minorth10.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' South, Longitude: 168° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.00 meters/second, 1483.2 km/hour, 921.6 miles/hour or 800.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"15.36 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.36 mi
1 hour14° 29' 06.0"921.33 miwest0° 05' 20.4"6.13 minorth921.66 mi
24 hours347° 59' 14.1"764.18 miwest2° 37' 08.9"180.22 minorth792.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 11:00 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 11:00 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 11:00 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 11:00 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:00 AM1792 km1113 miles967 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 11:00 AM1816 km1128 miles980 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 11:00 AM1834 km1140 miles990 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSun 11:00 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 12:00 Noon1993 km1238 miles1076 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint George'sSun 11:00 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
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