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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 11:56:00 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 23:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 40' South, Longitude: 175° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.91 meters/second, 1641.3 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' 04.2"1019.73 miWest0° 00' 54.2"1.03 miNorth1019.76 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.8"2.02 miWest0° 21' 44.3"24.90 miNorth24.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 23:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 69° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.53 meters/second, 1564.3 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.20 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.0"971.79 miWest0° 07' 21.6"8.43 miSouth971.56 mi
24 hours12° 31' 39.7"840.17 miEast2° 35' 34.2"178.28 miSouth853.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuFri 11:56 AM298 km185 miles161 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:56 PM500 km310 miles270 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoFri 12:56 PM501 km312 miles271 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Fri 1:56 PM543 km337 miles293 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 11:56 AM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoThu 12:56 PM664 km413 miles358 nmSoutheast SE
LabasaFri 11:56 AM840 km522 miles453 nmSouthwest SW
NeiafuFri 12:56 PM900 km559 miles486 nmSouth S
RawakiFri 12:56 PM938 km583 miles506 nmNortheast NE
SuvaFri 11:56 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmSouthwest SW

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