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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 12:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 178° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.75 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"1028.37 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.39 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.2"3.32 miWest0° 22' 49.7"26.15 miNorth26.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 31' South, Longitude: 172° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.76 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.6 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' 56.3"994.82 miWest0° 11' 45.1"13.46 miNorth995.07 mi
24 hours346° 56' 50.0"898.69 miWest4° 46' 43.4"328.35 miNorth959.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM152 km95 miles82 nmSoutheast SE
LabasaSat 12:20 PM976 km607 miles527 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 12:20 PM1059 km658 miles572 nmNortheast NE
SuvaSat 12:20 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 12:20 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 1:20 PM1188 km738 miles641 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 2:20 PM1298 km807 miles701 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 12:20 PM1473 km915 miles795 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSat 11:20 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 1:20 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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