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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 = Saturday, March 22, 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 Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 53' North, Longitude: 162° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.87 meters/second, 1669.9 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.65 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.65 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"5.20 miWest0° 23' 38.9"27.08 miNorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 92° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.37 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.75 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 26' 02.5"944.53 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth944.49 mi
24 hours13° 41' 29.4"895.97 miEast0° 10' 07.3"11.60 miNorth896.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 12:56 PM564 km351 miles305 nmEast E
FakaofoSun 11:56 AM1502 km934 miles811 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 10:56 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:56 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 10:56 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 12:56 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSat 11:56 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 12:56 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 12:56 PM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 10:56 AM2748 km1708 miles1484 nmWest W

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