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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 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).

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= 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 of the movement is currently 460.13 meters/second, 1656.5 km/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 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 of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSun 12:20 PM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSun 12:20 PM578 km359 miles312 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
FunafutiSun 11:20 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 1:20 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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