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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 12:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' South, Longitude: 173° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.15 meters/second, 1656.6 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"1029.29 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1029.30 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.6"3.46 miWest0° 22' 56.1"26.27 miNorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' South, Longitude: 179° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.25 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' 48.9"1000.39 miWest0° 12' 00.4"13.75 miNorth1000.50 mi
24 hours12° 44' 22.0"881.14 miEast4° 43' 19.3"324.45 miNorth938.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM690 km429 miles372 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSun 12:40 PM965 km599 miles521 nmNorth N
YarenSun 12:40 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM1264 km785 miles683 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSun 12:40 PM1332 km827 miles719 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 12:40 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM1462 km909 miles790 nmWest W
MajuroSun 12:40 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorth N
FakaofoSun 1:40 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmEast E
Apia *Sun 2:40 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmEast-southeast ESE

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