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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 12:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 PM382 km237 miles206 nmEast E
LabasaWed 12:30 PM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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 AM1273 km791 miles687 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 12:30 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNortheast NE
YarenWed 12:30 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 1:30 PM1436 km893 miles776 nmEast E

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