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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 10:46:00 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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 22:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 159° 35' 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' 26.8"5.13 miWest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' South, Longitude: 56° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.44 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.27 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 29' 37.5"976.07 miWest0° 07' 48.4"8.94 miSouth975.85 mi
24 hours12° 24' 44.6"835.93 miEast2° 47' 22.4"191.79 miSouth852.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 12:46 PM347 km215 miles187 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 11:46 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:46 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:46 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 12:46 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 12:46 PM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 11:46 AM2362 km1467 miles1275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 12:46 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 10:46 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 11:46 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSouthwest SW

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