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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 = Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:10:00 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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' North, Longitude: 178° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 463.18 meters/second, 1667.4 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"1036.09 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.09 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miWest0° 23' 22.1"26.76 miNorth27.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 44' South, Longitude: 155° 32' East

The ground speed is currently 446.92 meters/second, 1608.9 kilometres/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.8 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' 06.1"999.66 miWest0° 11' 41.3"13.38 miNorth999.83 mi
24 hours12° 40' 36.9"875.88 miEast4° 41' 01.4"321.81 miNorth933.81 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
Howland IslandFri 12:10 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandFri 12:10 PM632 km392 miles341 nmEast-southeast ESE
TabiteueaSat 12:10 PM664 km412 miles358 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 12:10 PM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 12:10 PM918 km571 miles496 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 12:10 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmSouth S
YarenSat 12:10 PM1380 km858 miles745 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:10 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 2:10 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSat 12:10 PM2207 km1371 miles1191 nmNorthwest NW

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