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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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 49' South, Longitude: 179° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.43 meters/second, 1650.3 km/hour, 1025.5 miles/hour or 891.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1025.48 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.50 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° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.56 meters/second, 1535.6 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"954.03 miwest0° 06' 00.9"6.90 minorth954.30 mi
24 hours14° 06' 54.9"934.66 mieast2° 55' 44.0"201.39 minorth962.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiWed 12:10 PM141 km88 miles76 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuWed 12:10 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoWed 1:10 PM915 km568 miles494 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 2:10 PM966 km600 miles522 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Wed 2:10 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaWed 12:10 PM1053 km655 miles569 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 12:10 PM1053 km655 miles569 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaWed 12:10 PM1403 km872 miles757 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 1:10 PM1440 km894 miles777 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiTue 1:10 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmSoutheast SE
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