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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 2:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 02' South, Longitude: 143° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.37 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"1027.52 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.1"3.18 miWest0° 22' 43.7"26.03 miNorth26.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 36' South, Longitude: 125° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.15 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 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"0.21 miNorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 03.4"984.46 miWest0° 10' 46.2"12.34 miNorth984.80 mi
24 hours13° 23' 20.7"913.19 miEast4° 32' 15.1"311.82 miNorth969.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenFri 12:40 PM268 km167 miles145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeFri 12:40 PM447 km278 miles241 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyFri 12:40 PM471 km293 miles254 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 11:40 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsFri 12:40 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 11:40 AM1282 km797 miles692 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinFri 12:10 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 1:40 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmEast E
DiliFri 11:40 AM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmWest W
MelekeokFri 11:40 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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