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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 = Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 12:24:00 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 Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 44' South, Longitude: 177° 29' East

The ground speed is currently 454.24 meters/second, 1635.3 kilometres/hour, 1016.1 miles/hour or 883.0 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"16.93 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.93 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.9"1015.98 miWest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 miNorth1016.00 mi
24 hours0° 01' 17.8"1.47 miWest0° 21' 13.4"24.31 miNorth24.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 21' South, Longitude: 28° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 kilometres/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 32.9"16.75 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.0"1004.68 miWest0° 10' 05.0"11.55 miSouth1004.66 mi
24 hours10° 57' 58.8"757.26 miEast3° 57' 47.3"272.32 miSouth802.74 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
FunafutiTue 12:24 PM401 km249 miles217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LabasaTue 12:24 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LautokaTue 12:24 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth S
NadiTue 12:24 PM672 km418 miles363 nmSouth S
LevukaTue 12:24 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mata-UtuTue 12:24 PM711 km442 miles384 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaTue 12:24 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth S
Apia *Tue 2:24 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaTue 11:24 AM1190 km740 miles643 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 1:24 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmEast E

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