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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 1:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' South, Longitude: 158° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.35 meters/second, 1653.7 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"1027.48 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.50 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.8"3.18 miWest0° 22' 43.4"26.03 miNorth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 47' South, Longitude: 139° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.90 meters/second, 1583.6 km/hour, 984.0 miles/hour or 855.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.40 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.8"983.89 miWest0° 10' 42.5"12.27 miNorth984.23 mi
24 hours13° 24' 19.1"913.81 miEast4° 31' 10.2"310.58 miNorth970.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoFri 12:40 PM145 km90 miles78 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 12:40 PM250 km156 miles135 nmSoutheast SE
ArawaFri 11:40 AM350 km217 miles189 nmNorthwest NW
BukaFri 11:40 AM482 km299 miles260 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 11:40 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmWest W
YarenFri 1:40 PM1279 km794 miles690 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 12:40 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 12:40 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 11:40 AM1664 km1034 miles899 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 1:40 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-northeast ENE

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