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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 3:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 03:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' South, Longitude: 130° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.38 meters/second, 1653.8 km/hour, 1027.6 miles/hour or 893.0 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"1027.55 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.57 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.5"3.19 miWest0° 22' 43.9"26.04 miNorth26.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 27' South, Longitude: 113° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.36 meters/second, 1585.3 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.42 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.4"984.93 miWest0° 10' 49.3"12.40 miNorth985.27 mi
24 hours13° 22' 32.0"912.66 miEast4° 33' 07.4"312.81 miNorth969.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BaucauFri 12:30 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest W
DarwinFri 1:00 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth S
AmbonFri 12:30 PM551 km342 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameFri 12:30 PM561 km349 miles303 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliFri 12:30 PM562 km349 miles303 nmWest W
SuaiFri 12:30 PM611 km379 miles330 nmWest-southwest WSW
KupangFri 11:30 AM812 km505 miles438 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariFri 12:30 PM877 km545 miles474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeFri 11:30 AM996 km619 miles538 nmWest W
KendariFri 11:30 AM1005 km624 miles542 nmWest-northwest WNW

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