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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 1:00:00 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 01:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' North, Longitude: 166° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.34 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"1036.46 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.45 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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 08' South, Longitude: 130° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.69 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 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' 32.1"992.41 miWest0° 11' 02.9"12.65 miNorth992.68 mi
24 hours12° 52' 03.6"883.20 miEast4° 34' 09.4"313.97 miNorth940.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 1:00 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 1:00 PM730 km453 miles394 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 1:00 PM762 km474 miles412 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirFri 12:00 Noon1007 km626 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 12:00 Noon1534 km953 miles828 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 1:00 PM1814 km1127 miles980 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 1:00 PM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 1:00 PM1938 km1205 miles1047 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 12:00 Noon2292 km1424 miles1238 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyFri 11:00 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmWest-southwest WSW

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