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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 = Sunday, March 30, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' North, Longitude: 176° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.99 meters/second, 1666.8 km/hour, 1035.7 miles/hour or 900.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.67 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miNorth1035.66 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.7"5.15 miWest0° 23' 17.9"26.68 miNorth27.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 59' North, Longitude: 165° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.8"1000.64 miWest0° 11' 35.9"13.28 miNorth1000.67 mi
24 hours12° 33' 29.4"868.14 miEast4° 30' 24.0"309.66 miNorth919.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSun 12:20 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 12:20 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 12:20 PM904 km562 miles488 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSun 12:20 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 12:20 PM1388 km863 miles750 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSun 1:20 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSun 12:20 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirSun 11:20 AM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmWest W
HoniaraSun 11:20 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 2:20 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmSoutheast SE

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