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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: 162° 58' 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"1025.53 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.55 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.8"2.87 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° 23' 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"954.63 miwest0° 06' 09.3"7.06 minorth954.92 mi
24 hours14° 06' 14.3"934.49 mieast2° 58' 47.9"204.91 minorth963.37 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 PM338 km210 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoWed 12:20 PM678 km421 miles366 nmWest W
ArawaWed 11:20 AM864 km537 miles467 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleWed 12:20 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 1:20 PM1015 km630 miles548 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaWed 12:20 PM1145 km712 miles618 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 1:20 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyWed 11:20 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 1:20 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmEast E
PalikirWed 12:20 PM1818 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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