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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 11:40:00 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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 171° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.31 meters/second, 1653.5 km/hour, 1027.5 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"1027.40 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.42 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.3"3.16 miWest0° 22' 42.8"26.01 miNorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 08' South, Longitude: 168° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.38 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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' 56.0"982.74 miWest0° 10' 34.7"12.12 miNorth983.08 mi
24 hours346° 33' 43.4"915.04 miWest4° 28' 54.1"307.99 miNorth970.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuFri 12:40 PM90 km56 miles49 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM158 km98 miles86 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiFri 12:40 PM498 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:40 PM627 km390 miles339 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 1:40 PM636 km395 miles344 nmSouth S
Pago PagoThu 12:40 PM696 km433 miles376 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:40 AM988 km614 miles534 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 11:40 AM1050 km652 miles567 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 12:40 PM1232 km765 miles665 nmSouth S
NukualofaFri 12:40 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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