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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 11:10:00 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 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 164° 23' West

The ground speed is currently 459.73 meters/second, 1655.0 kilometres/hour, 1028.4 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"1028.32 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.34 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.8"3.31 miWest0° 22' 49.4"26.14 miNorth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' South, Longitude: 170° 44' West

The ground speed is currently 444.57 meters/second, 1600.4 kilometres/hour, 994.5 miles/hour or 864.2 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' 53.6"994.37 miWest0° 11' 43.0"13.42 miNorth994.63 mi
24 hours13° 04' 11.1"899.51 miEast4° 46' 22.6"327.95 miNorth959.98 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
FakaofoSat 12:10 PM772 km480 miles417 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 12:10 PM828 km514 miles447 nmWest-northwest WNW
AtafuSat 12:10 PM900 km560 miles486 nmWest W
Kanton IslandSat 12:10 PM972 km604 miles525 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoFri 12:10 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 1:10 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 1:10 PM1317 km819 miles711 nmNortheast NE
AlofiFri 12:10 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 1:10 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 11:10 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest-northwest WNW

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