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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 1:50:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 01:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 153° 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 miNorth1036.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"5.19 miWest0° 23' 25.5"26.83 miNorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' South, Longitude: 118° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.85 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.55 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.5"992.76 miWest0° 11' 05.0"12.69 miNorth993.04 mi
24 hours12° 51' 34.4"882.93 miEast4° 34' 42.1"314.59 miNorth940.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 12:50 PM657 km408 miles355 nmNortheast NE
KoloniaFri 12:50 PM664 km413 miles358 nmNortheast NE
BukaFri 11:50 AM926 km576 miles500 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:50 PM1509 km937 miles815 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 12:50 PM1525 km948 miles823 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 11:50 AM1536 km955 miles829 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 11:50 AM1551 km964 miles837 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 10:50 AM1577 km980 miles851 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 1:50 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 1:50 PM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmEast E

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