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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 10:30:00 PM.

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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 14' North, Longitude: 156° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.19 meters/second, 1667.5 km/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.4 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"1036.12 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.11 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.18 miWest0° 23' 22.3"26.77 miNorth27.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 03' South, Longitude: 179° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.78 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.1"999.33 miWest0° 11' 40.0"13.36 miNorth999.51 mi
24 hours347° 18' 42.8"876.41 miWest4° 41' 05.9"321.90 miNorth934.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 12:30 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 12:30 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth N
FakaofoSat 11:30 AM2165 km1346 miles1169 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:30 AM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 12:30 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Sat 12:30 PM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaFri 12:30 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 11:30 AM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 10:30 AM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 11:30 AM3396 km2110 miles1834 nmSouthwest SW

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