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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 1:40:00 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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' South, Longitude: 158° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 458.46 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"1025.47 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miNorth1025.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 31.0"2.87 miWest0° 22' 28.8"25.75 miNorth25.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' South, Longitude: 111° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 426.90 meters/second, 1536.9 kilometres/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.8 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"15.92 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.5"954.73 miWest0° 06' 11.6"7.10 miNorth955.02 mi
24 hours14° 06' 03.1"934.38 miEast2° 59' 37.4"205.83 miNorth963.47 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
GizoWed 12:40 PM172 km107 miles93 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 12:40 PM201 km125 miles109 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaWed 11:40 AM410 km255 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
BukaWed 11:40 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 11:40 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmWest W
YarenWed 1:40 PM1327 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaWed 12:40 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsWed 11:40 AM1623 km1008 miles876 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 12:40 PM1739 km1080 miles939 nmNorth N
TarawaWed 1:40 PM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE

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