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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 10:30:00 PM.

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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 154° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.29 meters/second, 1653.5 km/hour, 1027.4 miles/hour or 892.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.35 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.8"3.16 miWest0° 22' 42.5"26.01 miNorth26.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 20' South, Longitude: 174° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.08 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.37 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.2"982.05 miWest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 miNorth982.40 mi
24 hours13° 27' 25.2"915.75 miEast4° 27' 30.5"306.40 miNorth970.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:30 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteThu 12:30 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 12:30 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 11:30 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:30 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 11:30 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:30 AM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:30 AM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 10:30 AM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmWest W
SuvaFri 10:30 AM3149 km1957 miles1701 nmWest-southwest WSW

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