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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 1:30:00 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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 158° 48' 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"1036.45 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miWest0° 23' 25.6"26.83 miNorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 02' South, Longitude: 123° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.79 meters/second, 1597.6 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.7 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 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.9"992.62 miWest0° 11' 04.2"12.68 miNorth992.90 mi
24 hours12° 51' 46.0"883.04 miEast4° 34' 29.1"314.35 miNorth940.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 12:30 PM451 km280 miles243 nmNorth N
KoloniaFri 12:30 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
YarenFri 1:30 PM980 km609 miles529 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 1:30 PM1470 km913 miles793 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 1:30 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 11:30 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorthwest NW
Wake IslandFri 1:30 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraFri 10:30 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmWest-southwest WSW

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