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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 11:40:00 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).

= 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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 171° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 459.73 meters/second, 1655.0 kilometres/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.7 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"1028.34 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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 39' South, Longitude: 177° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 444.65 meters/second, 1600.7 kilometres/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.3 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"16.58 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.7"994.56 miWest0° 11' 43.9"13.44 miNorth994.82 mi
24 hours13° 03' 44.8"899.16 miEast4° 46' 32.0"328.13 miNorth959.66 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
AtafuSat 12:40 PM116 km72 miles62 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:40 PM199 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiSat 12:40 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kanton IslandSat 12:40 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:40 PM669 km415 miles361 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 1:40 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth S
Pago PagoFri 12:40 PM738 km459 miles399 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuSat 11:40 AM776 km482 miles419 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 11:40 AM987 km613 miles533 nmWest W
Baker IslandFri 11:40 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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