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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 12:30:00 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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' North, Longitude: 173° 44' 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' South, Longitude: 150° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.95 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' 06.6"999.72 miWest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 miNorth999.89 mi
24 hours12° 40' 29.0"875.78 miEast4° 40' 59.8"321.78 miNorth933.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 12:30 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 12:30 PM496 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSat 12:30 PM867 km539 miles468 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 12:30 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM1438 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 11:30 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandSat 12:30 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 11:30 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 1:30 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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