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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 1:30:00 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).

= 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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 30' North, Longitude: 158° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.49 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 900.9 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"1036.79 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.78 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.0"5.20 miWest0° 23' 28.9"26.89 miNorth27.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' South, Longitude: 110° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.30 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.34 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miNorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.0"980.30 miWest0° 09' 41.2"11.10 miNorth980.64 mi
24 hours13° 07' 36.2"890.72 miEast4° 09' 49.9"286.16 miNorth940.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirThu 12:30 PM495 km307 miles267 nmNorth N
KoloniaThu 12:30 PM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth N
YarenThu 1:30 PM956 km594 miles516 nmEast-southeast ESE
BukaThu 11:30 AM995 km618 miles537 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraThu 12:30 PM1325 km823 miles716 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 1:30 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 1:30 PM1575 km979 miles851 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 11:30 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaThu 11:30 AM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmNorthwest NW
Wake IslandThu 1:30 PM2040 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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