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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 12:50:00 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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 170° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.90 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"1026.46 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.7"3.02 miWest0° 22' 36.1"25.89 miNorth26.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 49' South, Longitude: 137° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.04 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 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' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 25' 04.3"968.50 miWest0° 08' 42.6"9.98 miNorth968.86 mi
24 hours13° 48' 10.9"927.21 miEast3° 52' 57.4"266.88 miNorth971.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 11:50 AM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 12:50 PM936 km581 miles505 nmEast E
YarenThu 12:50 PM968 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaThu 11:50 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 12:50 PM1119 km696 miles604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraThu 11:50 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmWest W
SuvaThu 12:50 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandWed 12:50 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroThu 12:50 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
FakaofoThu 1:50 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmEast E

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