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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 1:40:00 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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 158° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.91 meters/second, 1652.1 km/hour, 1026.6 miles/hour or 892.1 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"1026.49 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.51 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.1"3.02 miWest0° 22' 36.2"25.89 miNorth26.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' South, Longitude: 125° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.28 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 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' 05.9"969.03 miWest0° 08' 47.3"10.07 miNorth969.39 mi
24 hours13° 47' 25.5"926.84 miEast3° 54' 34.6"268.74 miNorth971.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoThu 12:40 PM153 km95 miles83 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 12:40 PM223 km139 miles120 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaThu 11:40 AM379 km235 miles205 nmNorthwest NW
BukaThu 11:40 AM511 km318 miles276 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 11:40 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmWest W
YarenThu 1:40 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 12:40 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsThu 11:40 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 12:40 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmNorth N
TarawaThu 1:40 PM1971 km1224 miles1064 nmEast-northeast ENE

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