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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 11:30:00 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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 169° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.73 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"1028.34 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.36 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.8"3.31 miWest0° 22' 49.5"26.14 miNorth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 41' South, Longitude: 175° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.62 meters/second, 1600.6 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.58 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.3"994.50 miWest0° 11' 43.6"13.43 miNorth994.76 mi
24 hours13° 03' 53.6"899.27 miEast4° 46' 28.8"328.07 miNorth959.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiSat 12:30 PM464 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:30 PM736 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoFri 12:30 PM741 km460 miles400 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 11:30 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 12:30 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 1:30 PM1707 km1060 miles921 nmNortheast NE

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