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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 = Thursday, March 27, 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' North, Longitude: 176° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.50 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 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"1036.80 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.80 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.0"5.20 miWest0° 23' 29.1"26.90 miNorth27.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 23' South, Longitude: 127° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.00 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.33 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.9"979.63 miWest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 miNorth979.96 mi
24 hours13° 08' 26.6"891.09 miEast4° 08' 11.0"284.28 miNorth940.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaThu 12:20 PM395 km245 miles213 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 12:20 PM753 km468 miles407 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 12:20 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 12:20 PM1105 km687 miles597 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 12:20 PM1256 km781 miles678 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 1:20 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 11:20 AM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandThu 12:20 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 2:20 PM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 11:20 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmSouthwest SW

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