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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 10:40:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 156° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.72 meters/second, 1655.0 km/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1028.30 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.32 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.6"3.31 miWest0° 22' 49.2"26.14 miNorth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 51' South, Longitude: 163° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.48 meters/second, 1600.1 km/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 52.3"994.18 miWest0° 11' 42.1"13.40 miNorth994.44 mi
24 hours13° 04' 37.4"899.86 miEast4° 46' 12.8"327.77 miNorth960.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 12:40 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmNorth N
PapeeteFri 12:40 PM1345 km836 miles727 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 12:40 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 11:40 AM1586 km986 miles857 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:40 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:40 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:40 AM2344 km1456 miles1266 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:40 AM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 10:40 AM2637 km1638 miles1424 nmWest W
SuvaSat 10:40 AM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmWest-southwest WSW

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