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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 10:50:00 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 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 159° 20' 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' 42.6"26.01 miNorth26.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 17' South, Longitude: 179° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.16 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 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' 53.9"982.25 miWest0° 10' 31.4"12.05 miNorth982.59 mi
24 hours13° 27' 05.6"915.55 miEast4° 27' 54.6"306.86 miNorth970.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:50 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 11:50 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 12:50 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 12:50 PM1488 km925 miles803 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 12:50 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 11:50 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:50 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:50 AM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 10:50 AM2364 km1469 miles1277 nmWest W
SuvaFri 10:50 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmWest-southwest WSW

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