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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 27, 2014 at 12:20:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' South, Longitude: 178° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.89 meters/second, 1652.0 km/hour, 1026.5 miles/hour or 892.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1026.44 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.6"3.01 miWest0° 22' 35.9"25.88 miNorth26.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 53' South, Longitude: 145° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.90 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.14 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.3"968.19 miWest0° 08' 39.6"9.92 miNorth968.54 mi
24 hours13° 48' 38.0"927.43 miEast3° 51' 58.3"265.75 miNorth971.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiThu 12:20 PM110 km68 miles59 nmEast E
LabasaThu 12:20 PM892 km554 miles482 nmSouth S
LautokaThu 12:20 PM1016 km632 miles549 nmSouth S
SuvaThu 12:20 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 12:20 PM1123 km698 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoThu 1:20 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmEast E
TarawaThu 12:20 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 2:20 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 11:20 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 12:20 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorthwest NW

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