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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 12:50:00 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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' South, Longitude: 170° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.16 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 miNorth1029.31 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.46 miWest0° 22' 56.1"26.27 miNorth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 39' South, Longitude: 178° 14' East

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' 49.2"1000.40 miWest0° 12' 00.3"13.75 miNorth1000.51 mi
24 hours347° 15' 44.6"881.01 miWest4° 43' 13.9"324.34 miNorth938.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSun 12:50 PM849 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiSun 12:50 PM962 km598 miles519 nmEast E
LuganvilleSun 11:50 AM980 km609 miles529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 12:50 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSun 11:50 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSun 11:50 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaSun 12:50 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSun 12:50 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmNorth N
Baker IslandSat 12:50 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSun 1:50 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmEast E

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