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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 = Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:10:00 AM.

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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 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 179° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.32 meters/second, 1653.6 km/hour, 1027.5 miles/hour or 892.9 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"1027.42 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.3"3.17 miWest0° 22' 43.0"26.02 miNorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' South, Longitude: 161° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.51 meters/second, 1582.2 km/hour, 983.2 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 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.2"983.03 miWest0° 10' 36.7"12.16 miNorth983.37 mi
24 hours13° 25' 47.2"914.74 miEast4° 29' 28.8"308.65 miNorth970.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:10 PM168 km104 miles91 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mata-UtuFri 12:10 PM675 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 1:10 PM907 km564 miles490 nmEast E
LabasaFri 12:10 PM935 km581 miles505 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:10 PM968 km601 miles523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:10 PM999 km621 miles540 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 2:10 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaFri 12:10 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 12:10 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:10 PM1512 km940 miles817 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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