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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 areas 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 12:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 30' North, Longitude: 168° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 463.49 meters/second, 1668.6 kilometres/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 29.0"26.89 miNorth27.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 19' South, Longitude: 119° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 438.13 meters/second, 1577.3 kilometres/hour, 980.1 miles/hour or 851.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 48.8"979.92 miWest0° 09' 38.4"11.04 miNorth980.25 mi
24 hours13° 08' 05.0"890.93 miEast4° 08' 53.7"285.09 miNorth940.81 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenThu 12:50 PM401 km249 miles216 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 12:50 PM473 km294 miles256 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroThu 12:50 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KwajaleinThu 12:50 PM701 km436 miles379 nmNorth N
TabiteueaThu 12:50 PM770 km478 miles416 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirThu 11:50 AM1286 km799 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 12:50 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmEast E
HoniaraThu 11:50 AM1649 km1025 miles890 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 12:50 PM1671 km1039 miles903 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandThu 12:50 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth N

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