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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 1:40:00 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).

= 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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 30' North, Longitude: 156° 23' East

The ground speed is currently 463.49 meters/second, 1668.6 kilometres/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 900.9 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"1036.79 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 11' South, Longitude: 107° 50' East

The ground speed is currently 438.34 meters/second, 1578.0 kilometres/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.1 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"16.34 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miNorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.2"980.40 miWest0° 09' 41.9"11.11 miNorth980.74 mi
24 hours13° 07' 29.1"890.67 miEast4° 10' 03.8"286.43 miNorth940.91 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
PalikirThu 12:40 PM527 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoloniaThu 12:40 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WenoThu 11:40 AM743 km462 miles401 nmNorthwest NW
ArawaThu 11:40 AM970 km603 miles524 nmSouth S
YarenThu 1:40 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 12:40 PM1378 km857 miles744 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyThu 11:40 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 1:40 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaThu 11:40 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraThu 10:40 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmWest-southwest WSW

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