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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 11:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 169° 21' 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"1027.39 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.41 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.2"3.16 miWest0° 22' 42.8"26.01 miNorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 10' South, Longitude: 171° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.34 meters/second, 1581.6 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 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' 55.5"982.64 miWest0° 10' 34.1"12.11 miNorth982.98 mi
24 hours346° 33' 33.5"915.14 miWest4° 28' 42.3"307.76 miNorth970.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:30 PM249 km155 miles134 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiFri 12:30 PM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:30 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:30 PM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoThu 12:30 PM701 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:30 AM1210 km752 miles654 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:30 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:30 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 12:30 PM1575 km979 miles851 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 1:30 PM1729 km1074 miles933 nmNortheast NE

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