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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 10:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' North, Longitude: 158° 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 miNorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' South, Longitude: 164° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.23 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.52 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.1"991.38 miWest0° 10' 56.5"12.53 miNorth991.67 mi
24 hours12° 53' 27.1"883.94 miEast4° 32' 31.0"312.09 miNorth940.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:40 PM186 km115 miles100 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoFri 11:40 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:40 AM2001 km1244 miles1081 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 12:40 PM2045 km1270 miles1104 nmNorth N
Apia *Fri 12:40 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 12:40 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 12:40 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 11:40 AM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 10:40 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 10:40 AM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmWest W

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