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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 49' South, Longitude: 173° 14' 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"1025.43 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.6"2.86 miwest0° 22' 28.5"25.74 minorth25.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 47' South, Longitude: 126° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.67 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 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' 28.6"954.21 miwest0° 06' 04.3"6.96 minorth954.49 mi
24 hours14° 06' 38.4"934.53 mieast2° 57' 00.2"202.83 minorth962.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiWed 12:40 PM658 km409 miles356 nmEast E
LuganvilleWed 11:40 AM992 km616 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaWed 11:40 AM1121 km697 miles605 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 12:40 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorth N
YarenWed 12:40 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaWed 12:40 PM1174 km729 miles634 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 11:40 AM1462 km908 miles789 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 12:40 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 1:40 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 2:40 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmEast-southeast ESE
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