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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 12:40:00 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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 173° 09' 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"1027.44 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.6"3.17 miWest0° 22' 43.1"26.02 miNorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 57' South, Longitude: 154° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.64 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 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' 58.5"983.32 miWest0° 10' 38.7"12.19 miNorth983.66 mi
24 hours13° 25' 17.9"914.43 miEast4° 30' 03.3"309.30 miNorth970.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM667 km415 miles360 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:40 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmNorth N
YarenFri 12:40 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM1192 km741 miles644 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 12:40 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 12:40 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 12:40 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNorth N
FakaofoFri 1:40 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 2:40 PM1766 km1097 miles954 nmEast-southeast ESE

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