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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 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 Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 41' North, Longitude: 158° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 462.98 meters/second, 1666.7 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"1035.64 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miNorth1035.64 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.6"5.15 miWest0° 23' 17.7"26.68 miNorth27.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 13' North, Longitude: 148° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 kilometres/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 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' 30.5"1000.51 miWest0° 11' 34.4"13.26 miNorth1000.53 mi
24 hours12° 33' 15.7"867.75 miEast4° 29' 27.1"308.58 miNorth918.91 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
PalikirSun 12:30 PM363 km226 miles196 nmNorth N
KoloniaSun 12:30 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
WenoSun 11:30 AM862 km536 miles466 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSun 1:30 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSun 12:30 PM1457 km905 miles786 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 1:30 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSun 1:30 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmEast E
HagåtñaSun 11:30 AM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySun 11:30 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 1:30 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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