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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 areas 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 1:20:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' South, Longitude: 163° 04' East

The ground speed is currently 460.16 meters/second, 1656.6 kilometres/hour, 1029.4 miles/hour or 894.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1029.31 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1029.33 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.47 miWest0° 22' 56.2"26.27 miNorth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 33' South, Longitude: 171° 00' East

The ground speed is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 kilometres/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.67 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.1"1000.44 miWest0° 12' 00.1"13.75 miNorth1000.55 mi
24 hours347° 16' 04.5"880.65 miWest4° 42' 57.4"324.03 miNorth937.76 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSun 12:20 PM416 km258 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
GizoSun 12:20 PM692 km430 miles373 nmWest W
ArawaSun 11:20 AM837 km520 miles452 nmWest W
YarenSun 1:20 PM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleSun 12:20 PM1014 km630 miles547 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaSun 12:20 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 1:20 PM1465 km911 miles791 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSun 12:20 PM1663 km1034 miles898 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySun 11:20 AM1764 km1096 miles953 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 1:20 PM1784 km1109 miles964 nmEast E

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