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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 12:30:00 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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 175° 37' 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"1028.38 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' South, Longitude: 170° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.79 meters/second, 1601.2 km/hour, 995.0 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' 56.7"994.88 miWest0° 11' 45.4"13.46 miNorth995.13 mi
24 hours346° 56' 58.7"898.57 miWest4° 46' 46.1"328.40 miNorth959.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSat 12:30 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSat 12:30 PM1195 km743 miles645 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 12:30 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmNortheast NE
YarenSat 12:30 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 1:30 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 2:30 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 12:30 PM1700 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 11:30 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmWest W

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