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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 12:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 175° 39' 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"17.12 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.43 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.4"3.17 miWest0° 22' 43.1"26.02 miNorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 59' South, Longitude: 156° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.60 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 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' 58.0"983.22 miWest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 miNorth983.56 mi
24 hours13° 25' 27.6"914.53 miEast4° 29' 51.8"309.09 miNorth970.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:30 PM393 km244 miles212 nmEast E
LabasaFri 12:30 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 12:30 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 12:30 PM1153 km717 miles623 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 12:30 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmNortheast NE
YarenFri 12:30 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaFri 11:30 AM1333 km829 miles720 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 1:30 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 2:30 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 11:30 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmWest W

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