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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 24' South, Longitude: 143° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.95 meters/second, 1652.2 km/hour, 1026.6 miles/hour or 892.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.6"1026.65 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.67 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.2"3.08 miwest0° 22' 36.0"25.89 minorth26.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 32' South, Longitude: 46° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.96 meters/second, 1616.3 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.7"1004.27 miwest0° 11' 43.4"13.42 misouth1004.34 mi
24 hours11° 41' 53.6"809.20 mieast4° 40' 23.5"321.12 misouth869.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeTue 12:16 PM454 km282 miles245 nmEast E
PapeeteTue 11:46 AM1201 km746 miles648 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 11:46 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 11:46 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 1:46 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoWed 10:46 AM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmWest W
AlofiTue 10:46 AM3077 km1912 miles1661 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 11:46 AM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 11:46 AM3638 km2260 miles1964 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaWed 10:46 AM3674 km2283 miles1984 nmWest-southwest WSW
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