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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 12:50:00 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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 170° 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"1028.39 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.41 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 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' South, Longitude: 165° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 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' 11.7"0.22 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.5"995.00 miWest0° 11' 46.0"13.47 miNorth995.25 mi
24 hours13° 02' 43.9"898.34 miEast4° 46' 51.4"328.50 miNorth958.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:50 PM889 km552 miles480 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleSat 11:50 AM944 km586 miles509 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 12:50 PM951 km591 miles514 nmEast E
TarawaSat 12:50 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSat 11:50 AM1140 km708 miles616 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 11:50 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmWest W
SuvaSat 12:50 PM1433 km891 miles774 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 12:50 PM1636 km1017 miles883 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 12:50 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 1:50 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmEast E

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