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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 11:20:00 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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' South, Longitude: 166° 56' West

The ground speed is currently 460.13 meters/second, 1656.5 kilometres/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.4 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"1029.24 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1029.26 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.2"3.46 miWest0° 22' 55.6"26.26 miNorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 57' South, Longitude: 160° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 kilometres/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 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' 27.7"16.67 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 27' 46.4"1000.27 miWest0° 12' 00.9"13.76 miNorth1000.39 mi
24 hours12° 45' 15.8"882.11 miEast4° 44' 00.7"325.23 miNorth939.78 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
FakaofoSun 12:20 PM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSun 12:20 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorthwest NW
AtafuSun 12:20 PM630 km391 miles340 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kanton IslandSun 12:20 PM725 km450 miles391 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoSat 12:20 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sun 1:20 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:20 PM915 km568 miles494 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 12:20 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 11:20 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSun 1:20 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmNortheast NE

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