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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' South, Longitude: 157° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.46 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 minorth1025.57 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° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.91 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 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' 29.5"954.81 miwest0° 06' 11.6"7.10 minorth955.09 mi
24 hours14° 06' 02.5"934.44 mieast2° 59' 40.3"205.90 minorth963.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoWed 12:40 PM145 km90 miles78 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 12:40 PM230 km143 miles124 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaWed 11:40 AM388 km241 miles210 nmNorthwest NW
BukaWed 11:40 AM520 km323 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 11:40 AM1186 km737 miles641 nmWest W
YarenWed 1:40 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaWed 12:40 PM1494 km929 miles807 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsWed 11:40 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 12:40 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmNorth N
TarawaWed 1:40 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmEast-northeast ENE
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