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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 = Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:30:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 175° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.15 meters/second, 1656.5 km/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.28 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1029.30 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.6"3.46 miWest0° 22' 56.0"26.27 miNorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 43' South, Longitude: 176° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.24 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 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' 48.5"1000.37 miWest0° 12' 00.5"13.75 miNorth1000.49 mi
24 hours12° 44' 28.7"881.26 miEast4° 43' 24.7"324.55 miNorth938.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM423 km263 miles228 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSun 12:30 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 12:30 PM1212 km753 miles655 nmNortheast NE
YarenSun 12:30 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 12:30 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaSun 11:30 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 1:30 PM1475 km917 miles797 nmEast E
Apia *Sun 2:30 PM1562 km971 miles844 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSun 12:30 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSun 11:30 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmWest W

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