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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 = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:10:00 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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 178° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 463.35 meters/second, 1668.1 kilometres/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 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"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.47 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.47 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miWest0° 23' 25.8"26.83 miNorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 17' South, Longitude: 142° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 443.53 meters/second, 1596.7 kilometres/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 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' 27.5"16.53 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 30.7"992.04 miWest0° 11' 00.7"12.61 miNorth992.33 mi
24 hours12° 52' 33.2"883.46 miEast4° 33' 35.4"313.32 miNorth940.72 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
Howland IslandThu 12:10 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandThu 12:10 PM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
TabiteueaFri 12:10 PM638 km397 miles345 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:10 PM666 km414 miles360 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 12:10 PM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 12:10 PM1261 km783 miles681 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:10 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 1:10 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 2:10 PM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandFri 12:10 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorthwest NW

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