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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 areas 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 3:30:00 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).

= 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 03:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' South, Longitude: 130° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 459.80 meters/second, 1655.3 kilometres/hour, 1028.5 miles/hour or 893.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1028.49 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.51 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.1"3.34 miWest0° 22' 50.5"26.16 miNorth26.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' South, Longitude: 126° 40' East

The ground speed is currently 445.27 meters/second, 1603.0 kilometres/hour, 996.0 miles/hour or 865.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.60 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miNorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.7"995.94 miWest0° 11' 50.1"13.55 miNorth996.18 mi
24 hours13° 00' 26.8"896.46 miEast4° 47' 25.3"329.14 miNorth957.00 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BaucauSat 12:30 PM466 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbonSat 12:30 PM512 km318 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSat 1:00 PM534 km332 miles288 nmSouth S
DiliSat 12:30 PM563 km350 miles304 nmWest W
SameSat 12:30 PM566 km352 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuaiSat 12:30 PM617 km384 miles333 nmWest-southwest WSW
KupangSat 11:30 AM821 km510 miles443 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariSat 12:30 PM842 km523 miles455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KendariSat 11:30 AM982 km610 miles530 nmWest-northwest WNW
SofifiSat 12:30 PM987 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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