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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 2:20:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 02' South, Longitude: 148° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.36 meters/second, 1653.7 km/hour, 1027.6 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"1027.50 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.1"3.18 miWest0° 22' 43.6"26.03 miNorth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 40' South, Longitude: 130° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.07 meters/second, 1584.2 km/hour, 984.4 miles/hour or 855.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.41 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 02.6"984.27 miWest0° 10' 45.0"12.31 miNorth984.61 mi
24 hours13° 23' 40.2"913.40 miEast4° 31' 53.8"311.41 miNorth969.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyFri 12:20 PM189 km117 miles102 nmSouthwest SW
LaeFri 12:20 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorthwest NW
Mount HagenFri 12:20 PM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaFri 12:20 PM776 km482 miles419 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaFri 12:20 PM843 km524 miles455 nmEast-northeast ENE
GizoFri 1:20 PM958 km595 miles517 nmEast E
CairnsFri 12:20 PM1016 km631 miles549 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 11:20 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 1:20 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmEast E
ManokwariFri 11:20 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW

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