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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 = Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 9:50:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 58' South, Longitude: 143° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.09 meters/second, 1627.5 km/hour, 1011.3 miles/hour or 878.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.85 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1011.14 miWest0° 00' 51.1"0.98 miNorth1011.17 mi
24 hours0° 00' 38.9"0.73 miWest0° 20' 31.9"23.52 miNorth23.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 30' North, Longitude: 62° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.70 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.21 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.2"972.21 miWest0° 07' 28.9"8.57 miNorth972.00 mi
24 hours13° 08' 31.7"883.99 miEast2° 34' 00.5"176.48 miNorth896.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 12:20 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 11:50 AM786 km488 miles424 nmSouthwest SW
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sun 11:50 AM926 km576 miles500 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 11:50 AM1914 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 1:50 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 11:50 AM2209 km1372 miles1193 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 10:50 AM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 10:50 AM3001 km1865 miles1621 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 11:50 AM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 10:50 AM3440 km2138 miles1857 nmWest-southwest WSW

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