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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 1:20:00 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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' South, Longitude: 163° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 458.45 meters/second, 1650.4 kilometres/hour, 1025.5 miles/hour or 891.2 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"1025.46 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 is currently 426.83 meters/second, 1536.6 kilometres/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 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"0.12 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 Its Zenith

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

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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 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaWed 12:20 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 1:20 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiWed 1:20 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 11:20 AM1766 km1097 miles953 nmWest W
PalikirWed 12:20 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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