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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 2:30:00 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 02:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 25' South, Longitude: 145° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.93 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"1026.53 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.55 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.2"3.03 miWest0° 22' 36.6"25.90 miNorth26.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 34' South, Longitude: 113° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.51 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.16 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.7"969.57 miWest0° 08' 52.2"10.16 miNorth969.92 mi
24 hours13° 46' 39.7"926.47 miEast3° 56' 10.7"270.57 miNorth971.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyThu 12:30 PM200 km124 miles108 nmSoutheast SE
LaeThu 12:30 PM234 km145 miles126 nmNortheast NE
Mount HagenThu 12:30 PM326 km202 miles176 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraThu 11:30 AM853 km530 miles461 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 12:30 PM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth S
ManokwariThu 11:30 AM1536 km955 miles830 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 1:30 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmEast E
DarwinThu 12:00 Noon1686 km1048 miles911 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsThu 12:00 Noon2109 km1310 miles1139 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 11:30 AM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmNorthwest NW

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