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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 49' South, Longitude: 175° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.44 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"1025.42 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.6"2.86 miwest0° 22' 28.4"25.74 minorth25.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' South, Longitude: 128° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.63 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.3 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"954.12 miwest0° 06' 03.1"6.94 minorth954.40 mi
24 hours14° 06' 44.1"934.55 mieast2° 56' 33.8"202.33 minorth962.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiWed 12:30 PM384 km239 miles207 nmEast E
LautokaWed 12:30 PM990 km615 miles534 nmSouth S
NadiWed 12:30 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouth S
SuvaWed 12:30 PM1071 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 12:30 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaWed 11:30 AM1272 km790 miles687 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 12:30 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNortheast NE
YarenWed 12:30 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 1:30 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 2:30 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast-southeast ESE
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