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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 areas 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= 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 is currently 458.44 meters/second, 1650.4 kilometres/hour, 1025.5 miles/hour or 891.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 426.63 meters/second, 1535.9 kilometres/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiWed 12:30 PM382 km237 miles206 nmEast E
TabiteueaWed 12:30 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth N
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
Mata-UtuWed 12:30 PM1013 km630 miles547 nmEast-southeast ESE
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

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