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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 11:30:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 15' North, Longitude: 171° 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"1036.11 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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' South, Longitude: 165° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.87 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 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' 05.3"999.53 miWest0° 11' 40.8"13.38 miNorth999.70 mi
24 hours12° 40' 52.8"876.09 miEast4° 41' 03.8"321.86 miNorth934.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 11:30 AM672 km417 miles363 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 12:30 PM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 1:30 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 11:30 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 11:30 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 11:30 AM2463 km1531 miles1330 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 1:30 PM2470 km1535 miles1333 nmNortheast NE

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