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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 1:00:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 01:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 168° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.76 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' 54.3"3.32 miWest0° 22' 49.9"26.15 miNorth26.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' South, Longitude: 162° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.87 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 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 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.8"995.06 miWest0° 11' 46.2"13.48 miNorth995.31 mi
24 hours13° 02' 35.1"898.22 miEast4° 46' 54.1"328.55 miNorth958.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 1:00 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth N
LuganvilleSat 12:00 Noon872 km542 miles471 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 12:00 Noon918 km571 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 12:00 Noon1113 km692 miles601 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 1:00 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 1:00 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast E
SuvaSat 1:00 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 1:00 PM1673 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandFri 1:00 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 12:00 Noon1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNorthwest NW

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