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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 2:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 25' South, Longitude: 143° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.93 meters/second, 1652.2 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"1026.54 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.56 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.3"3.03 miWest0° 22' 36.6"25.90 miNorth26.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 33' South, Longitude: 111° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.56 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.8 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' 07.9"969.67 miWest0° 08' 53.1"10.18 miNorth970.03 mi
24 hours13° 46' 30.6"926.39 miEast3° 56' 29.7"270.93 miNorth971.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenThu 12:40 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyThu 12:40 PM454 km282 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeThu 12:40 PM458 km284 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraThu 11:40 AM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 12:40 PM982 km610 miles530 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariThu 11:40 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinThu 12:10 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 1:40 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast E
DiliThu 11:40 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 12:10 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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