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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 7:30:00 PM.

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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' South, Longitude: 109° 26' West

The ground speed is currently 460.07 meters/second, 1656.2 kilometres/hour, 1029.1 miles/hour or 894.3 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"17.15 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.09 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1029.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 00.0"3.43 miWest0° 22' 54.7"26.24 miNorth26.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 43' South, Longitude: 104° 38' West

The ground speed is currently 446.99 meters/second, 1609.2 kilometres/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 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' 27.5"16.66 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 27' 38.7"999.82 miWest0° 12' 01.5"13.77 miNorth999.96 mi
24 hours12° 47' 56.1"884.92 miEast4° 45' 40.7"327.14 miNorth943.53 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
Easter Island *Sat 2:30 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:30 PM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSat 11:30 AM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CitySat 1:30 PM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:30 PM3205 km1991 miles1731 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:30 PM3231 km2008 miles1745 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 1:30 PM3353 km2084 miles1811 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 1:30 PM3401 km2113 miles1836 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 1:30 PM3417 km2123 miles1845 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 2:30 PM3522 km2188 miles1902 nmEast-northeast ENE

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