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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

UTC time = Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:20:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 8° 49' South, Longitude: 178° 15' 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"1025.41 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miNorth1025.44 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 Latitude: 16° 49' South, Longitude: 131° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.60 meters/second, 1535.7 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"15.90 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.4"954.04 miWest0° 06' 01.9"6.92 miNorth954.31 mi
24 hours14° 06' 49.9"934.58 miEast2° 56' 07.5"201.83 miNorth962.76 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 PM110 km69 miles60 nmEast-northeast ENE
LabasaWed 12:20 PM851 km529 miles459 nmSouth S
LautokaWed 12:20 PM975 km606 miles527 nmSouth S
NadiWed 12:20 PM998 km620 miles539 nmSouth S
SuvaWed 12:20 PM1031 km640 miles556 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 12:20 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 1:20 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 2:20 PM1223 km760 miles660 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaWed 12:20 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaWed 11:20 AM1459 km906 miles788 nmSouthwest SW

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