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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 = Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 3:10:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 49' North, Longitude: 48° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.77 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"963.23 miWest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 miNorth963.21 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.6"2.29 miEast0° 08' 35.8"9.86 miNorth10.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 09' South, Longitude: 166° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.05 meters/second, 1483.4 km/hour, 921.7 miles/hour or 801.0 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' 06.6"921.37 miWest0° 05' 21.4"6.14 miNorth921.69 mi
24 hours12° 00' 29.6"763.91 miEast2° 37' 30.6"180.62 miNorth791.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 11:10 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSun 11:10 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 11:10 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 11:10 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:10 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 11:10 AM1612 km1002 miles870 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 11:10 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSun 11:10 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint George'sSun 11:10 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmSouthwest SW
Port of SpainSun 11:10 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmSouthwest SW

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