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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 areas 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 10:20:00 PM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 151° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 459.71 meters/second, 1655.0 kilometres/hour, 1028.3 miles/hour or 893.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1028.29 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.31 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.4"3.30 miWest0° 22' 49.2"26.14 miNorth26.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 158° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 444.42 meters/second, 1599.9 kilometres/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.57 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 26' 51.5"994.05 miWest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 miNorth994.31 mi
24 hours13° 04' 55.2"900.09 miEast4° 46' 06.0"327.64 miNorth960.52 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Fri 12:20 PM972 km604 miles525 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 12:20 PM1114 km692 miles602 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 12:20 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 12:20 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 11:20 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:20 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:20 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:20 AM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:20 AM2912 km1810 miles1573 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 2:20 PM3007 km1868 miles1624 nmSoutheast SE

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