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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 10:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 156° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.30 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"1027.36 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.38 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.0"3.16 miWest0° 22' 42.5"26.01 miNorth26.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 19' South, Longitude: 176° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.12 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 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' 53.5"982.15 miWest0° 10' 30.7"12.04 miNorth982.49 mi
24 hours13° 27' 15.3"915.65 miEast4° 27' 42.7"306.63 miNorth970.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:40 PM1103 km685 miles596 nmNorth N
PapeeteThu 12:40 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 12:40 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 11:40 AM1586 km986 miles857 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:40 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 11:40 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:40 AM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:40 AM2444 km1518 miles1319 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 10:40 AM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmWest W
SuvaFri 10:40 AM2898 km1801 miles1565 nmWest-southwest WSW

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