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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 = Monday, March 3, 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 Monday, March 3, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 56' South, Longitude: 175° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.53 meters/second, 1657.9 km/hour, 1030.2 miles/hour or 895.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.17 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.17 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.6"1030.14 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miNorth1030.16 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.9"3.60 miWest0° 23' 01.8"26.38 miNorth26.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 3, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' North, Longitude: 164° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.53 meters/second, 1607.5 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.65 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 28' 28.5"998.76 miWest0° 11' 27.7"13.13 miNorth998.73 mi
24 hours12° 30' 56.1"863.59 miEast4° 22' 21.2"300.47 miNorth911.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiMon 12:30 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaMon 12:30 PM964 km599 miles520 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenMon 12:30 PM1186 km737 miles641 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSun 12:30 PM1188 km738 miles642 nmNortheast NE
SuvaMon 12:30 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaMon 11:30 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 1:30 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Mon 2:30 PM1588 km987 miles857 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroMon 12:30 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 11:30 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmWest W

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