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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 8:30:00 PM.

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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 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' North, Longitude: 126° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.37 meters/second, 1668.1 km/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 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"1036.53 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miWest0° 23' 26.3"26.84 miNorth27.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 164° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.79 meters/second, 1594.1 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.51 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 27' 24.5"990.39 miWest0° 10' 50.5"12.42 miNorth990.68 mi
24 hours12° 54' 46.8"884.64 miEast4° 30' 50.1"310.18 miNorth941.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:30 PM3114 km1935 miles1681 nmSouth S
HermosilloThu 1:30 PM3324 km2066 miles1795 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 10:30 AM3414 km2121 miles1843 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 10:30 AM3467 km2154 miles1872 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 2:30 PM3469 km2155 miles1873 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 1:30 PM3555 km2209 miles1919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 1:30 PM3696 km2296 miles1995 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 3:30 PM3771 km2343 miles2036 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Las Vegas *Thu 1:30 PM3860 km2398 miles2084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Thu 1:30 PM3891 km2418 miles2101 nmNorth N

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