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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 11:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 171° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.14 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"1029.25 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1029.27 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.3"3.46 miWest0° 22' 55.8"26.26 miNorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 53' South, Longitude: 164° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.21 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 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' 47.0"1000.30 miWest0° 12' 00.9"13.76 miNorth1000.42 mi
24 hours12° 45' 02.2"881.87 miEast4° 43' 50.6"325.04 miNorth939.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuSun 12:40 PM149 km93 miles81 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 12:40 PM239 km149 miles129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiSun 12:40 PM421 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:40 PM710 km441 miles384 nmSouth S
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM720 km448 miles389 nmSouth S
Pago PagoSat 12:40 PM780 km485 miles421 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 11:40 AM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM984 km612 miles531 nmWest W
AlofiSat 12:40 PM1316 km818 miles710 nmSouth S
NukualofaSun 12:40 PM1568 km974 miles847 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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