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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 11:20:00 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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 166° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.31 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"1027.38 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.40 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.2"3.16 miWest0° 22' 42.7"26.01 miNorth26.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 12' South, Longitude: 173° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.29 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.38 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 25' 55.2"982.54 miWest0° 10' 33.3"12.09 miNorth982.89 mi
24 hours346° 33' 23.8"915.25 miWest4° 28' 30.5"307.54 miNorth970.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM500 km311 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiFri 12:20 PM645 km401 miles349 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoThu 12:20 PM804 km500 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 1:20 PM833 km518 miles450 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:20 PM858 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 12:20 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:20 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 1:20 PM1525 km948 miles823 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiFri 11:20 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 1:20 PM1641 km1019 miles886 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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