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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 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 29' South, Longitude: 152° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.85 meters/second, 1651.9 km/hour, 1026.4 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"1026.43 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.9"3.00 miwest0° 22' 35.3"25.87 minorth26.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 173° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.34 meters/second, 1556.4 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.12 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.5"967.00 miwest0° 08' 27.9"9.70 minorth967.35 mi
24 hours346° 09' 35.9"928.34 miwest3° 47' 59.4"261.22 minorth971.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 12:20 PM1038 km645 miles560 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiThu 12:20 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 12:20 PM1636 km1016 miles883 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 11:20 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:20 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 11:20 AM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 11:20 AM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 10:20 AM2872 km1784 miles1551 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 2:20 PM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiThu 10:20 AM3160 km1964 miles1706 nmWest W
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