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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 = Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 9:56:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 21:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' South, Longitude: 147° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.76 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.7"5.12 miWest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' South, Longitude: 68° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.65 meters/second, 1572.0 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.28 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 29' 40.3"976.56 miWest0° 07' 51.6"9.01 miSouth976.34 mi
24 hours12° 23' 36.2"835.03 miEast2° 48' 52.7"193.51 miSouth852.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 11:56 AM1166 km724 miles630 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteWed 11:56 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 11:56 AM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 11:56 AM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 10:56 AM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 11:56 AM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 10:56 AM3242 km2015 miles1751 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 9:56 AM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 1:56 PM3293 km2046 miles1778 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaThu 10:56 AM3827 km2378 miles2066 nmSouthwest SW

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