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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 = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:30:00 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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' North, Longitude: 173° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.35 meters/second, 1668.0 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"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.47 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miWest0° 23' 25.7"26.83 miNorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' South, Longitude: 137° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.60 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.54 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.3"992.19 miWest0° 11' 01.6"12.63 miNorth992.47 mi
24 hours12° 52' 21.3"883.36 miEast4° 33' 49.1"313.58 miNorth940.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaFri 12:30 PM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 12:30 PM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenFri 12:30 PM855 km531 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 12:30 PM1121 km696 miles605 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 12:30 PM1396 km867 miles754 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 11:30 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandFri 12:30 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 11:30 AM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 1:30 PM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 11:30 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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