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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: 45° 45' 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"1000.09 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth1000.06 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.1"1.76 miwest0° 17' 41.5"20.27 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° 33' 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' 13.7"911.65 miwest0° 03' 24.9"3.92 minorth911.86 mi
24 hours12° 22' 52.3"780.12 mieast1° 54' 32.9"131.38 minorth796.74 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 Noon1369 km851 miles739 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSun 12:00 Noon1482 km921 miles800 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 11:00 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmWest W
CastriesSun 11:00 AM1647 km1024 miles889 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:00 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 11:00 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauSun 11:00 AM1678 km1042 miles906 nmWest W
KingstownSun 11:00 AM1688 km1049 miles912 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 11:00 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 11:00 AM1729 km1075 miles934 nmWest W
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