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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 areas 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 11:20:00 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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 15' North, Longitude: 168° 46' West

The ground speed is currently 463.19 meters/second, 1667.5 kilometres/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1036.11 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miWest0° 23' 22.2"26.76 miNorth27.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' South, Longitude: 167° 35' East

The ground speed is currently 446.85 meters/second, 1608.7 kilometres/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 05.0"999.50 miWest0° 11' 40.7"13.37 miNorth999.67 mi
24 hours347° 19' 03.1"876.14 miWest4° 41' 04.4"321.87 miNorth934.17 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kanton IslandSat 12:20 PM744 km463 miles402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiSat 12:20 PM801 km498 miles432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Howland IslandFri 11:20 AM914 km568 miles494 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 11:20 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 1:20 PM1280 km796 miles691 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 11:20 AM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 11:20 AM2038 km1267 miles1101 nmWest W
MajuroSat 11:20 AM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmWest-northwest WNW

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