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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 12:30:00 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).

= 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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' North, Longitude: 173° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 463.18 meters/second, 1667.4 kilometres/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.3 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 miNorth1036.08 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 is currently 446.95 meters/second, 1609.0 kilometres/hour, 999.8 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' 06.6"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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 12:30 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 12:30 PM496 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TabiteueaSat 12:30 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 12:30 PM867 km539 miles468 nmWest-southwest WSW
KwajaleinSat 12:30 PM897 km558 miles484 nmNorthwest NW
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

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