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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 = Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' North, Longitude: 176° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.18 meters/second, 1667.4 km/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.3 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"1036.09 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.08 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miWest0° 23' 22.0"26.76 miNorth27.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' South, Longitude: 153° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 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' 06.3"999.69 miWest0° 11' 41.4"13.39 miNorth999.86 mi
24 hours12° 40' 32.9"875.83 miEast4° 41' 00.7"321.80 miNorth933.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 12:20 PM414 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 12:20 PM704 km437 miles380 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 12:20 PM879 km546 miles475 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 12:20 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 1:20 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 11:20 AM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandSat 12:20 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 11:20 AM2288 km1421 miles1235 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 2:20 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmSoutheast SE

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