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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 12:30:00 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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' South, Longitude: 175° 42' 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' 06.5"1026.44 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.47 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.7"3.02 miWest0° 22' 36.0"25.88 miNorth26.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 51' South, Longitude: 142° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.95 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.5 miles/hour or 841.6 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' 03.7"968.29 miWest0° 08' 40.7"9.94 miNorth968.64 mi
24 hours13° 48' 28.9"927.36 miEast3° 52' 17.9"266.13 miNorth971.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiThu 12:30 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast E
LabasaThu 12:30 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaThu 12:30 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 12:30 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandWed 12:30 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 11:30 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 12:30 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoThu 1:30 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 2:30 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaThu 1:30 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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