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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 = Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:20:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 178° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 459.33 meters/second, 1653.6 kilometres/hour, 1027.5 miles/hour or 892.9 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"1027.42 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.44 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 Latitude: 10° 01' South, Longitude: 158° 59' East

The ground speed is currently 439.55 meters/second, 1582.4 kilometres/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.4 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"16.39 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.6"983.12 miWest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 miNorth983.47 mi
24 hours13° 25' 37.4"914.63 miEast4° 29' 40.3"308.87 miNorth970.47 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
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM125 km78 miles67 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mata-UtuFri 12:20 PM849 km527 miles458 nmSoutheast SE
TabiteueaFri 12:20 PM849 km527 miles458 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LabasaFri 12:20 PM934 km581 miles504 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:20 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaFri 12:20 PM1114 km692 miles601 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 1:20 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:20 PM1195 km743 miles645 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 2:20 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 12:20 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmWest-northwest WNW

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