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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 2:00:00 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 02:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' South, Longitude: 153° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 459.36 meters/second, 1653.7 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"1027.49 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.51 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.0"3.18 miWest0° 22' 43.5"26.03 miNorth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' South, Longitude: 134° 56' East

The ground speed is currently 439.98 meters/second, 1583.9 kilometres/hour, 984.2 miles/hour or 855.3 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' 01.6"984.08 miWest0° 10' 43.7"12.29 miNorth984.42 mi
24 hours13° 23' 59.6"913.60 miEast4° 31' 32.1"311.00 miNorth970.02 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
ArawaFri 12:00 Noon334 km207 miles180 nmNortheast NE
BukaFri 12:00 Noon334 km208 miles180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoFri 1:00 PM407 km253 miles220 nmEast E
RabaulFri 12:00 Noon439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyFri 12:00 Noon675 km419 miles364 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeFri 12:00 Noon696 km432 miles376 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 1:00 PM764 km475 miles413 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mount HagenFri 12:00 Noon1015 km631 miles548 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 12:00 Noon1267 km787 miles684 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 11:00 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmWest-northwest WNW

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