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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 8:30:00 PM.

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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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 30' South, Longitude: 124° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.82 meters/second, 1651.7 km/hour, 1026.3 miles/hour or 891.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1026.28 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miNorth1026.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.3"2.99 miWest0° 22' 34.7"25.86 miNorth26.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' South, Longitude: 159° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.82 meters/second, 1554.5 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.10 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 56.1"965.76 miWest0° 08' 16.8"9.49 miNorth966.11 mi
24 hours13° 52' 01.3"929.02 miEast3° 44' 09.6"256.82 miNorth970.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 12:30 PM1934 km1201 miles1044 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Wed 3:30 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 10:30 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 10:30 AM3842 km2387 miles2074 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:30 PM3937 km2446 miles2126 nmEast E
RarotongaWed 10:30 AM4057 km2521 miles2191 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityWed 2:30 PM4142 km2574 miles2237 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 2:30 PM4519 km2808 miles2440 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 2:30 PM4590 km2852 miles2479 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 12:30 PM4753 km2953 miles2566 nmNorth N

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