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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° 18' 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"1026.58 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.60 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.2"3.08 miwest0° 22' 36.0"25.88 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: 47° 02' 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"1004.20 miwest0° 11' 43.3"13.42 misouth1004.27 mi
24 hours11° 41' 52.8"809.13 mieast4° 40' 23.7"321.10 misouth869.40 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 PM424 km263 miles229 nmEast E
PapeeteTue 11:46 AM1218 km757 miles657 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 11:46 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 11:46 AM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 1:46 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoWed 10:46 AM3073 km1910 miles1659 nmWest W
AlofiTue 10:46 AM3105 km1929 miles1676 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 11:46 AM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 11:46 AM3651 km2269 miles1971 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaWed 10:46 AM3701 km2300 miles1999 nmWest-southwest WSW
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