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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 2:56:00 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 02:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 10' North, Longitude: 137° 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' 28.6"5.16 miWest0° 23' 41.4"27.13 miNorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 02:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 24' South, Longitude: 8° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.29 meters/second, 1545.4 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.00 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miSouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 28' 01.4"960.04 miWest0° 05' 36.6"6.43 miSouth959.83 mi
24 hours13° 01' 56.7"864.87 miEast1° 48' 02.8"123.84 miSouth869.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariFri 11:56 AM434 km270 miles234 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 11:56 AM438 km272 miles237 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 11:56 AM886 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoFri 10:56 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 12:56 PM1486 km923 miles802 nmSoutheast SE
General SantosFri 10:56 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoFri 10:56 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinFri 12:26 PM1596 km991 miles862 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloFri 10:56 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmWest W
HagåtñaFri 12:56 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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