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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 10:56:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' North, Longitude: 162° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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"1037.74 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.5"5.18 miWest0° 23' 40.4"27.11 miNorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 79° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.18 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.85 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.2"950.82 miWest0° 03' 39.0"4.18 miSouth950.66 mi
24 hours13° 23' 58.6"881.75 miEast0° 57' 13.5"65.60 miSouth881.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 12:56 PM566 km352 miles306 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 11:56 AM1475 km917 miles797 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:56 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:56 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 10:56 AM2288 km1422 miles1236 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:56 AM2320 km1441 miles1252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 12:56 PM2352 km1461 miles1270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 12:56 PM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 12:56 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 10:56 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmWest W

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