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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 12:30:00 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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' North, Longitude: 173° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.49 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 miNorth1036.79 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' South, Longitude: 124° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.04 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 48.2"979.72 miWest0° 09' 36.9"11.02 miNorth980.06 mi
24 hours13° 08' 19.4"891.04 miEast4° 08' 25.2"284.55 miNorth940.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaThu 12:30 PM154 km96 miles83 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 12:30 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenThu 12:30 PM844 km525 miles456 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 12:30 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 12:30 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 11:30 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandThu 12:30 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 11:30 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 1:30 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaThu 11:30 AM2318 km1441 miles1252 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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