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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 = Midnight between Thursday, February 27, 2014 and Friday, February 28, 2014.

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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 176° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.32 meters/second, 1653.6 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"1027.41 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.43 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.3"3.17 miWest0° 22' 42.9"26.02 miNorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' South, Longitude: 163° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.47 meters/second, 1582.1 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 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' 56.7"982.93 miWest0° 10' 36.0"12.14 miNorth983.27 mi
24 hours13° 25' 56.9"914.84 miEast4° 29' 17.3"308.43 miNorth970.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:00 Noon439 km273 miles237 nmWest W
Mata-UtuFri 12:00 Noon583 km362 miles315 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 1:00 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:00 PM805 km500 miles434 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiFri 1:00 PM832 km517 miles449 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Fri 2:00 PM844 km525 miles456 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 12:00 Noon915 km569 miles494 nmNorth N
Pago PagoThu 1:00 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
LabasaFri 12:00 Noon1012 km629 miles546 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 12:00 Noon1225 km761 miles662 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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