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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 12:40:00 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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' North, Longitude: 171° 23' 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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' South, Longitude: 122° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.08 meters/second, 1577.1 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 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' 48.4"979.82 miWest0° 09' 37.6"11.03 miNorth980.16 mi
24 hours13° 08' 12.1"890.98 miEast4° 08' 39.5"284.82 miNorth940.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaThu 12:40 PM216 km134 miles116 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroThu 12:40 PM516 km320 miles278 nmNorth N
YarenThu 12:40 PM599 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 12:40 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:40 PM1496 km929 miles808 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 11:40 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 11:40 AM1829 km1136 miles988 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandThu 12:40 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaThu 11:40 AM2262 km1406 miles1221 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 1:40 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmSoutheast SE

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