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Day and Night World Map

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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 04' South
Longitude: 177° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.33 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"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.50 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.4"3.17 miwest0° 22' 43.0"26.02 minorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 01' South
Longitude: 158° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.56 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.6"983.20 miwest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 minorth983.55 mi
24 hours13° 25' 36.3"914.69 mieast4° 29' 41.7"308.92 minorth970.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM156 km97 miles84 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandThu 12:20 PM1108 km689 miles598 nmNortheast NE
SuvaFri 12:20 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 12:20 PM1180 km734 miles637 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 1:20 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 2:20 PM1298 km807 miles701 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 12:20 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiThu 1:20 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSoutheast SE
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