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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 1:20:00 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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' South, Longitude: 163° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 459.34 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"1027.46 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.7"3.17 miWest0° 22' 43.3"26.02 miNorth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 50' South, Longitude: 144° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 439.81 meters/second, 1583.3 kilometres/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 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"16.40 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.0"983.70 miWest0° 10' 41.2"12.24 miNorth984.04 mi
24 hours13° 24' 38.7"914.02 miEast4° 30' 48.1"310.16 miNorth970.20 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
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM384 km238 miles207 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoFri 12:20 PM696 km432 miles376 nmWest W
ArawaFri 11:20 AM862 km536 miles466 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 1:20 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleFri 12:20 PM934 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaFri 12:20 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 1:20 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmNortheast NE
PalikirFri 12:20 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyFri 11:20 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 1:20 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmEast E

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