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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 10:20:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' North, Longitude: 153° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.36 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"1036.50 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.49 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miWest0° 23' 26.0"26.84 miNorth27.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' South, Longitude: 169° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.17 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.52 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.5"991.23 miWest0° 10' 55.6"12.52 miNorth991.52 mi
24 hours347° 06' 20.7"884.05 miWest4° 32' 16.1"311.81 miNorth940.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:20 PM420 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 12:20 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteThu 12:20 PM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 11:20 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:20 AM2553 km1586 miles1379 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:20 PM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 12:20 PM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiThu 11:20 AM3004 km1867 miles1622 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 10:20 AM3262 km2027 miles1761 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 11:20 AM3541 km2200 miles1912 nmSouthwest SW

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