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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 1:00:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 168° 12' 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"1026.47 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.49 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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 47' South, Longitude: 135° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.09 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.15 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 04.6"968.61 miWest0° 08' 43.5"10.00 miNorth968.96 mi
24 hours13° 48' 01.7"927.14 miEast3° 53' 16.9"267.25 miNorth971.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 12:00 Noon791 km491 miles427 nmSouth S
YarenThu 1:00 PM884 km549 miles477 nmNorth N
HoniaraThu 12:00 Noon913 km567 miles493 nmWest W
Port VilaThu 12:00 Noon1029 km640 miles556 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 1:00 PM1211 km753 miles654 nmEast E
TarawaThu 1:00 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaThu 1:00 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 1:00 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandWed 1:00 PM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 12:00 Noon2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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