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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 2, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 28' North, Longitude: 46° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.17 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1000.16 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth1000.13 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.1"1.76 miwest0° 17' 41.5"20.28 minorth20.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 24' South, Longitude: 172° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.72 meters/second, 1467.8 km/hour, 912.0 miles/hour or 792.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.20 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.20 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.8"911.72 miwest0° 03' 25.0"3.92 minorth911.94 mi
24 hours12° 22' 50.4"780.15 mieast1° 54' 36.1"131.45 minorth796.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 12:00 Noon1354 km841 miles731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSun 12:00 Noon1461 km908 miles789 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 11:00 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmWest W
CastriesSun 11:00 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:00 AM1620 km1007 miles875 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 11:00 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauSun 11:00 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmWest W
KingstownSun 11:00 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 11:00 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 11:00 AM1700 km1056 miles918 nmWest W
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