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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 = Friday, March 21, 2014 at 12:56:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 00:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 08' North, Longitude: 167° 50' East

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' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.4"5.16 miWest0° 23' 41.4"27.13 miNorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 37° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.76 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.02 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 28' 08.1"961.10 miWest0° 05' 47.4"6.63 miSouth960.89 mi
24 hours12° 59' 28.5"862.98 miEast1° 52' 46.1"129.25 miSouth868.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 12:56 PM126 km78 miles68 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:56 PM592 km368 miles320 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:56 PM864 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirFri 11:56 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 11:56 AM1371 km852 miles741 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 12:56 PM1583 km983 miles854 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 12:56 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 11:56 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 12:56 PM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmNorth N
SuvaFri 12:56 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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