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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 = Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:56:00 PM.

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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' South, Longitude: 162° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.89 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.70 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.70 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.9"5.09 miWest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 49' South, Longitude: 42° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.34 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.49 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.3"989.33 miWest0° 09' 05.8"10.42 miSouth989.16 mi
24 hours11° 52' 46.5"809.72 miEast3° 24' 26.5"234.21 miSouth838.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:56 PM593 km368 miles320 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiWed 11:56 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 11:56 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:56 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:56 PM1808 km1123 miles976 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 11:56 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 10:56 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 12:56 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 12:56 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 12:56 PM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmNorth N

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