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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 3:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' South, Longitude: 128° 09' 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"1027.56 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.58 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.6"3.19 miWest0° 22' 44.0"26.04 miNorth26.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 25' South, Longitude: 110° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.40 meters/second, 1585.4 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 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' 05.7"985.03 miWest0° 10' 49.9"12.41 miNorth985.36 mi
24 hours13° 22' 22.3"912.56 miEast4° 33' 17.8"313.01 miNorth969.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BaucauFri 12:40 PM193 km120 miles104 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliFri 12:40 PM289 km180 miles156 nmWest-southwest WSW
SameFri 12:40 PM296 km184 miles160 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuaiFri 12:40 PM349 km217 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbonFri 12:40 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth N
KupangFri 11:40 AM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinFri 1:10 PM573 km356 miles310 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EndeFri 11:40 AM722 km449 miles390 nmWest W
KendariFri 11:40 AM767 km476 miles414 nmNorthwest NW
SofifiFri 12:40 PM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth N

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