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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 = Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 9:56:00 PM.

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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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 21:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' South, Longitude: 145° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.86 meters/second, 1641.1 km/hour, 1019.7 miles/hour or 886.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.1"1019.63 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.66 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.0"2.00 miWest0° 21' 43.5"24.89 miNorth24.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' South, Longitude: 98° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.07 meters/second, 1566.2 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.22 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 29' 34.9"972.99 miWest0° 07' 29.8"8.59 miSouth972.76 mi
24 hours12° 28' 26.0"837.47 miEast2° 39' 21.4"182.61 miSouth852.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 12:26 PM693 km431 miles374 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 11:56 AM870 km541 miles470 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 11:56 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 11:56 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 1:56 PM2281 km1417 miles1231 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 10:56 AM2774 km1723 miles1498 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 10:56 AM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:56 AM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 10:56 AM3368 km2093 miles1818 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 9:56 AM3625 km2253 miles1957 nmWest-northwest WNW

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