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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 = Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:06:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 23:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 164° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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' 11.2"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.2"5.16 miWest0° 23' 41.5"27.13 miNorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 23:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' South, Longitude: 63° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.20 meters/second, 1548.7 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.04 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.2"962.09 miWest0° 05' 57.0"6.82 miSouth961.87 mi
24 hours12° 57' 10.5"861.22 miEast1° 57' 02.0"134.13 miSouth867.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 12:06 PM795 km494 miles429 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 1:06 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 12:06 PM1273 km791 miles688 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 11:06 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:06 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 11:06 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 12:06 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 1:06 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 1:06 PM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 11:06 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmWest W

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