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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 11:40:00 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).

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

The ground speed is currently 459.31 meters/second, 1653.5 kilometres/hour, 1027.5 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"1027.40 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 is currently 439.38 meters/second, 1581.8 kilometres/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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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
Kanton IslandFri 12:40 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth N
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
Mata-UtuFri 11:40 AM746 km464 miles403 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 11:40 AM988 km614 miles534 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 11:40 AM1050 km652 miles567 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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