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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 12:50:00 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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 170° 39' 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"17.13 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.44 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.7"3.17 miWest0° 22' 43.2"26.02 miNorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 56' South, Longitude: 151° 46' East

The ground speed is currently 439.68 meters/second, 1582.9 kilometres/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.7 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' 58.8"983.41 miWest0° 10' 39.3"12.20 miNorth983.75 mi
24 hours13° 25' 08.0"914.33 miEast4° 30' 14.5"309.52 miNorth970.34 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
TabiteueaFri 12:50 PM884 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleFri 11:50 AM907 km564 miles490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 12:50 PM929 km577 miles501 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiFri 12:50 PM942 km586 miles509 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:50 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaFri 11:50 AM1100 km684 miles594 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 11:50 AM1187 km738 miles641 nmWest W
SuvaFri 12:50 PM1396 km868 miles754 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 12:50 PM1678 km1042 miles906 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 12:50 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmEast-northeast ENE

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