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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 2:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 02' South, Longitude: 145° 39' 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"1027.51 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.53 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 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 38' South, Longitude: 127° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.11 meters/second, 1584.4 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 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' 02.9"984.37 miWest0° 10' 45.6"12.33 miNorth984.71 mi
24 hours13° 23' 30.4"913.29 miEast4° 32' 04.4"311.61 miNorth969.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeFri 12:30 PM206 km128 miles111 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyFri 12:30 PM230 km143 miles124 nmSoutheast SE
Mount HagenFri 12:30 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraFri 11:30 AM819 km509 miles442 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 12:30 PM983 km611 miles531 nmSouth S
ManokwariFri 11:30 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 1:30 PM1581 km983 miles854 nmEast E
DarwinFri 12:00 Noon1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokFri 11:30 AM2109 km1311 miles1139 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsFri 12:00 Noon2140 km1330 miles1156 nmSouthwest SW

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