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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 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 30' South, Longitude: 124° 34' 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"1026.35 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.3"2.99 miwest0° 22' 34.7"25.86 minorth26.04 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° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.82 meters/second, 1554.6 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"965.84 miwest0° 08' 16.9"9.49 minorth966.19 mi
24 hours13° 52' 00.2"929.08 mieast3° 44' 12.0"256.88 minorth970.78 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 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Wed 3:30 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 10:30 AM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 10:30 AM3812 km2369 miles2058 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:30 PM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmEast E
RarotongaWed 10:30 AM4029 km2503 miles2175 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityWed 2:30 PM4163 km2587 miles2248 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 2:30 PM4545 km2824 miles2454 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 2:30 PM4617 km2869 miles2493 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 12:30 PM4757 km2956 miles2569 nmNorth N
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