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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° 28' 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"1025.49 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.52 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° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.64 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"954.20 miwest0° 06' 03.3"6.94 minorth954.48 mi
24 hours14° 06' 43.4"934.62 mieast2° 56' 36.8"202.40 minorth962.93 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 PM415 km258 miles224 nmEast E
LautokaWed 12:30 PM996 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiWed 12:30 PM1016 km631 miles549 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaWed 12:30 PM1079 km671 miles583 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 12:30 PM1164 km723 miles629 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaWed 11:30 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 12:30 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 12:30 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 1:30 PM1464 km910 miles790 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 2:30 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmEast-southeast ESE
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