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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 12:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 PM656 km408 miles354 nmEast E
LuganvilleWed 11:40 AM992 km616 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaWed 11:40 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 12:40 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorth N
YarenWed 12:40 PM1152 km716 miles622 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 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 2:40 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmEast-southeast ESE

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