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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 1:10:00 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 01:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' South, Longitude: 165° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.34 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"1027.46 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.7"3.17 miWest0° 22' 43.2"26.02 miNorth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' South, Longitude: 146° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.77 meters/second, 1583.2 km/hour, 983.7 miles/hour or 854.8 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 miNorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.6"983.61 miWest0° 10' 40.5"12.23 miNorth983.95 mi
24 hours13° 24' 48.4"914.12 miEast4° 30' 37.0"309.95 miNorth970.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 12:10 PM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleFri 12:10 PM841 km523 miles454 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:10 PM844 km524 miles456 nmNorth N
GizoFri 12:10 PM971 km603 miles524 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 12:10 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 1:10 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiFri 1:10 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast E
SuvaFri 1:10 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 1:10 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirFri 12:10 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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