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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 2:50:00 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 02:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 02' South, Longitude: 140° 39' 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' 47.2"3.18 miWest0° 22' 43.7"26.03 miNorth26.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 34' South, Longitude: 122° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.19 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 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' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 03.7"984.56 miWest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 miNorth984.89 mi
24 hours13° 23' 10.9"913.08 miEast4° 32' 25.7"312.02 miNorth969.77 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 12:50 PM463 km288 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraFri 11:50 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth N
LaeFri 12:50 PM714 km444 miles386 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyFri 12:50 PM736 km457 miles397 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariFri 11:50 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 12:50 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinFri 12:20 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliFri 11:50 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmWest W
MelekeokFri 11:50 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsFri 12:20 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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