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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 12:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 173° 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"1028.38 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.40 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.2"3.32 miWest0° 22' 49.8"26.15 miNorth26.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 27' South, Longitude: 167° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.82 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.7 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' 57.0"994.94 miWest0° 11' 45.7"13.47 miNorth995.19 mi
24 hours346° 57' 07.3"898.46 miWest4° 46' 48.8"328.45 miNorth958.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM677 km421 miles366 nmEast E
TarawaSat 12:40 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
YarenSat 12:40 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 12:40 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 12:40 PM1448 km899 miles782 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest W
MajuroSat 12:40 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorth N
FakaofoSat 1:40 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 2:40 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmEast-southeast ESE

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