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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 1:20:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 163° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.91 meters/second, 1652.1 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"1026.48 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.50 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.8"3.02 miWest0° 22' 36.2"25.89 miNorth26.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 44' South, Longitude: 130° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 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' 05.2"968.82 miWest0° 08' 45.5"10.03 miNorth969.17 mi
24 hours13° 47' 43.7"926.99 miEast3° 53' 56.0"268.00 miNorth971.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 12:20 PM373 km232 miles202 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoThu 12:20 PM701 km436 miles379 nmWest W
ArawaThu 11:20 AM877 km545 miles474 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleThu 12:20 PM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 1:20 PM965 km600 miles521 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaThu 11:20 AM999 km621 miles539 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaThu 12:20 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 1:20 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 1:20 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 11:20 AM1764 km1096 miles953 nmWest W

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