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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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' South, Longitude: 160° 28' 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"1025.54 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.56 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.8"2.87 miwest0° 22' 28.8"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: 113° 59' 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"15.92 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.4"954.72 miwest0° 06' 10.4"7.08 minorth955.00 mi
24 hours14° 06' 08.4"934.46 mieast2° 59' 14.2"205.41 minorth963.46 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 PM89 km55 miles48 nmSouthwest SW
GizoWed 12:30 PM406 km252 miles219 nmWest W
ArawaWed 11:30 AM611 km379 miles330 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenWed 1:30 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaWed 12:30 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyWed 11:30 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest W
PalikirWed 12:30 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNorth N
TarawaWed 1:30 PM1792 km1114 miles968 nmNortheast NE
CairnsWed 11:30 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 1:30 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmEast E
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