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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 29' South, Longitude: 154° 18' 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"1026.36 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.38 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 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 171° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.38 meters/second, 1556.6 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.5 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' 59.7"967.02 miwest0° 08' 28.8"9.72 minorth967.37 mi
24 hours346° 09' 43.8"928.21 miwest3° 48' 17.5"261.54 minorth971.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 12:30 PM1125 km699 miles608 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiThu 12:30 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 12:30 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 11:30 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:30 PM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 11:30 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:30 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:30 AM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 10:30 AM2916 km1812 miles1574 nmWest W
SuvaThu 10:30 AM3138 km1950 miles1694 nmWest-southwest WSW
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