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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 11:32:00 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 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 169° 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"1027.39 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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 09' South, Longitude: 170° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.35 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' 55.7"982.66 miWest0° 10' 34.2"12.11 miNorth983.00 mi
24 hours346° 33' 35.6"915.12 miWest4° 28' 44.7"307.81 miNorth970.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:32 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiFri 12:32 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:32 PM670 km416 miles362 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:32 PM677 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoThu 12:32 PM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 11:32 AM1175 km730 miles634 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 11:32 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:32 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmSouth S
NukualofaFri 12:32 PM1555 km966 miles839 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 11:32 AM1688 km1049 miles912 nmSouthwest SW

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