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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 = Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:20:00 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 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' North, Longitude: 176° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.62 meters/second, 1669.0 km/hour, 1037.1 miles/hour or 901.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.09 miWest0° 00' 58.9"1.12 miNorth1037.08 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.3"5.21 miWest0° 23' 32.1"26.95 miNorth27.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 113° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.61 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.09 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.9"965.30 miWest0° 07' 32.0"8.63 miNorth965.62 mi
24 hours13° 25' 48.8"898.14 miEast3° 25' 46.3"235.76 miNorth934.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaWed 12:20 PM392 km244 miles212 nmWest W
MajuroWed 12:20 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 12:20 PM814 km505 miles439 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 12:20 PM1101 km684 miles594 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 12:20 PM1212 km753 miles655 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoWed 1:20 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirWed 11:20 AM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandWed 12:20 PM2181 km1356 miles1178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 2:20 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 11:20 AM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmSouthwest SW

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