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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 = Sunday, March 30, 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 Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 40' North, Longitude: 171° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 462.99 meters/second, 1666.8 kilometres/hour, 1035.7 miles/hour or 900.0 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"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.66 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miNorth1035.65 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.7"5.15 miWest0° 23' 17.9"26.68 miNorth27.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 03' North, Longitude: 160° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 447.35 meters/second, 1610.5 kilometres/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 28.4"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.9"1000.60 miWest0° 11' 35.5"13.27 miNorth1000.63 mi
24 hours12° 33' 25.4"868.03 miEast4° 30' 08.1"309.36 miNorth919.51 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
TarawaSun 12:40 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSun 12:40 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth N
YarenSun 12:40 PM662 km411 miles358 nmSouthwest SW
TabiteueaSun 12:40 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSoutheast SE
KwajaleinSun 12:40 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 12:40 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSun 11:40 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSun 12:40 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmSouthwest SW

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