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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 = Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 01:44:00.

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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 Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' South, Longitude: 157° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 455.97 meters/second, 1641.5 kilometres/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.3 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"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.2"1019.87 miWest0° 00' 54.2"1.03 miNorth1019.89 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.3"2.03 miWest0° 21' 45.6"24.93 miNorth25.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' North, Longitude: 143° 46' West

The ground speed is currently 444.49 meters/second, 1600.1 kilometres/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.0 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' 30.4"16.57 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.8"994.13 miWest0° 10' 34.4"12.11 miNorth993.99 mi
24 hours12° 03' 23.0"826.14 miEast4° 02' 27.0"277.72 miNorth867.11 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
GizoWed 12:44 pm286 km178 miles154 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraWed 12:44 pm308 km191 miles166 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaWed 12:44 pm527 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BukaWed 12:44 pm649 km403 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyWed 11:44 am1129 km701 miles610 nmWest W
Port VilaWed 12:44 pm1415 km879 miles764 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsWed 11:44 am1438 km894 miles776 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenWed 1:44 pm1533 km952 miles828 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneWed 11:44 am1921 km1193 miles1037 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirWed 12:44 pm1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth N

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