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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 12:40:00 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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' North, Longitude: 171° 14' 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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 38' South, Longitude: 148° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 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' 06.8"999.75 miWest0° 11' 41.7"13.39 miNorth999.91 mi
24 hours12° 40' 25.0"875.73 miEast4° 40' 59.0"321.77 miNorth933.59 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 12:40 PM284 km177 miles153 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 12:40 PM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth N
TabiteueaSat 12:40 PM630 km392 miles340 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSat 12:40 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSouthwest SW
KwajaleinSat 12:40 PM717 km446 miles387 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 12:40 PM1409 km875 miles761 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 11:40 AM1504 km935 miles812 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1575 km979 miles851 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSat 12:40 PM1840 km1143 miles994 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouthwest SW

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