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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 1:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' South, Longitude: 160° 44' 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 miNorth1025.49 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' South, Longitude: 114° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.87 meters/second, 1536.7 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 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' 29.4"954.65 miWest0° 06' 10.3"7.08 miNorth954.93 mi
24 hours14° 06' 09.1"934.40 miEast2° 59' 11.3"205.33 miNorth963.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraWed 12:30 PM111 km69 miles60 nmSouthwest SW
GizoWed 12:30 PM436 km271 miles235 nmWest W
ArawaWed 11:30 AM638 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaWed 11:30 AM767 km477 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleWed 12:30 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 1:30 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaWed 12:30 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyWed 11:30 AM1491 km927 miles805 nmWest W
PalikirWed 12:30 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorth N
TarawaWed 1:30 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNortheast NE

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