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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 26, 2014 at 12:10:00 AM.

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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 26, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 49' South, Longitude: 179° 15' West

The ground speed is currently 458.43 meters/second, 1650.3 kilometres/hour, 1025.5 miles/hour or 891.1 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"17.09 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1025.41 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miNorth1025.43 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.4"2.86 miWest0° 22' 28.3"25.74 miNorth25.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' South, Longitude: 133° 28' East

The ground speed is currently 426.56 meters/second, 1535.6 kilometres/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 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' 24.5"15.90 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.3"953.95 miWest0° 06' 00.7"6.89 miNorth954.23 mi
24 hours14° 06' 55.5"934.60 miEast2° 55' 41.1"201.32 miNorth962.67 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
FunafutiWed 12:10 PM173 km108 miles94 nmWest W
Mata-UtuWed 12:10 PM599 km372 miles324 nmSoutheast SE
AtafuWed 1:10 PM743 km461 miles401 nmEast E
LabasaWed 12:10 PM855 km531 miles461 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 1:10 PM888 km551 miles479 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 2:10 PM941 km585 miles508 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Wed 2:10 PM987 km613 miles533 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 12:10 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaWed 12:10 PM1060 km659 miles572 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 12:10 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorthwest NW

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