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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 11:06:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 23:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 163° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.89 meters/second, 1641.2 km/hour, 1019.8 miles/hour or 886.2 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"1019.69 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.72 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.6"2.01 miWest0° 21' 44.0"24.90 miNorth24.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 23:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 05' South, Longitude: 81° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.21 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 29' 30.3"972.29 miWest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 miSouth972.06 mi
24 hours12° 30' 18.9"839.04 miEast2° 37' 09.6"180.10 miSouth853.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:06 PM902 km560 miles487 nmWest W
Pago PagoThu 12:06 PM919 km571 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:06 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 12:06 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 1:06 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 1:06 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 1:06 PM1644 km1022 miles888 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 12:06 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 11:06 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 11:06 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest W

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