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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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' South, Longitude: 163° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.45 meters/second, 1650.4 km/hour, 1025.5 miles/hour or 891.2 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"1025.46 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.8"2.86 miwest0° 22' 28.7"25.75 minorth25.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' South, Longitude: 116° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.83 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 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"0.12 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.2"954.56 miwest0° 06' 09.1"7.05 minorth954.84 mi
24 hours14° 06' 14.9"934.43 mieast2° 58' 45.1"204.84 minorth963.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraWed 12:20 PM368 km228 miles199 nmWest W
GizoWed 12:20 PM709 km440 miles383 nmWest W
LuganvilleWed 12:20 PM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArawaWed 11:20 AM894 km555 miles483 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenWed 1:20 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaWed 11:20 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaWed 12:20 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 1:20 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiWed 1:20 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 11:20 AM1766 km1097 miles953 nmWest W
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