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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 areas 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 11:10:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 164° 21' West

The ground speed is currently 459.30 meters/second, 1653.5 kilometres/hour, 1027.4 miles/hour or 892.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1027.38 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.40 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.0"3.16 miWest0° 22' 42.7"26.01 miNorth26.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 13' South, Longitude: 175° 50' East

The ground speed is currently 439.25 meters/second, 1581.3 kilometres/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.38 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.7"982.44 miWest0° 10' 32.6"12.08 miNorth982.79 mi
24 hours346° 33' 13.9"915.35 miWest4° 28' 18.6"307.31 miNorth970.76 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:10 PM768 km477 miles415 nmWest W
RawakiFri 12:10 PM855 km531 miles462 nmNorthwest NW
AtafuFri 12:10 PM902 km560 miles487 nmWest W
Pago PagoThu 12:10 PM975 km606 miles526 nmSouthwest SW
Kanton IslandFri 12:10 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 1:10 PM1031 km640 miles557 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:10 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmNortheast NE
AlofiThu 12:10 PM1354 km842 miles731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 1:10 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 11:10 AM1629 km1012 miles879 nmNorthwest NW

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