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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 1:30:00 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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' North, Longitude: 158° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 463.17 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"1036.07 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.06 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miWest0° 23' 21.8"26.76 miNorth27.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 28' South, Longitude: 136° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 447.03 meters/second, 1609.3 kilometres/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 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 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 07.7"999.89 miWest0° 11' 42.2"13.40 miNorth1000.06 mi
24 hours12° 40' 05.8"875.46 miEast4° 40' 54.0"321.67 miNorth933.22 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
PalikirSat 12:30 PM407 km253 miles220 nmNorth N
KoloniaSat 12:30 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth N
WenoSat 11:30 AM891 km554 miles481 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 1:30 PM1005 km625 miles543 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 12:30 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 1:30 PM1464 km910 miles791 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSat 1:30 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 11:30 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSat 11:30 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorthwest NW
Wake IslandSat 1:30 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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