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Day and Night World Map

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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 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 49' South
Longitude: 177° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.43 meters/second, 1650.4 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"1025.49 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.51 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.4"2.86 miwest0° 22' 28.4"25.74 minorth25.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 49' South
Longitude: 130° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.60 meters/second, 1535.8 km/hour, 954.3 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"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.5"954.11 miwest0° 06' 02.1"6.92 minorth954.39 mi
24 hours14° 06' 49.3"934.64 mieast2° 56' 10.4"201.90 minorth962.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiWed 12:20 PM142 km88 miles77 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaWed 12:20 PM973 km605 miles526 nmSouth S
NadiWed 12:20 PM995 km618 miles537 nmSouth S
SuvaWed 12:20 PM1032 km641 miles557 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 12:20 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 1:20 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 2:20 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaWed 12:20 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaWed 11:20 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 12:20 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmNorthwest NW
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