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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 = Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:10:00 AM.

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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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 179° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.74 meters/second, 1655.1 km/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1028.36 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.38 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.1"3.32 miWest0° 22' 49.7"26.14 miNorth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 33' South, Longitude: 174° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.74 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.58 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.8"994.75 miWest0° 11' 44.8"13.45 miNorth995.01 mi
24 hours346° 56' 41.4"898.81 miWest4° 46' 40.6"328.30 miNorth959.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:10 PM180 km112 miles97 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mata-UtuSat 12:10 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AtafuSat 1:10 PM763 km474 miles412 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 1:10 PM920 km572 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandFri 12:10 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TabiteueaSat 12:10 PM969 km602 miles523 nmNorthwest NW
LabasaSat 12:10 PM976 km606 miles527 nmSouth S
Howland IslandFri 12:10 PM989 km615 miles534 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kanton IslandSat 1:10 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sat 2:10 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmSoutheast SE

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