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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 areas 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 1:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 25' South, Longitude: 155° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 458.92 meters/second, 1652.1 kilometres/hour, 1026.6 miles/hour or 892.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1026.50 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.1"3.02 miWest0° 22' 36.4"25.89 miNorth26.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 40' South, Longitude: 123° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 433.32 meters/second, 1560.0 kilometres/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.15 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 06.3"969.14 miWest0° 08' 48.4"10.09 miNorth969.49 mi
24 hours13° 47' 16.3"926.77 miEast3° 54' 54.1"269.10 miNorth971.71 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoThu 12:50 PM131 km81 miles71 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaThu 11:50 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth N
BukaThu 11:50 AM350 km217 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 12:50 PM481 km299 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
RabaulThu 11:50 AM609 km378 miles329 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 11:50 AM943 km586 miles509 nmWest W
LaeThu 11:50 AM979 km608 miles529 nmWest W
CairnsThu 11:50 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 1:50 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 12:50 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmSoutheast SE

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