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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: 172° 58' 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"1025.50 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.52 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: 125° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.68 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"954.29 miwest0° 06' 04.5"6.96 minorth954.57 mi
24 hours14° 06' 37.8"934.59 mieast2° 57' 03.1"202.90 minorth963.02 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 PM689 km428 miles372 nmEast E
LuganvilleWed 11:40 AM972 km604 miles525 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaWed 11:40 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 12:40 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorth N
YarenWed 12:40 PM1135 km705 miles613 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaWed 12:40 PM1188 km738 miles642 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 11:40 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 12:40 PM1538 km955 miles830 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 1:40 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 2:40 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmEast-southeast ESE
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