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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° 35' 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 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' South, Longitude: 171° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.39 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"967.10 miwest0° 08' 29.0"9.72 minorth967.45 mi
24 hours346° 09' 44.7"928.27 miwest3° 48' 19.9"261.61 minorth971.21 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 PM1140 km708 miles615 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiThu 12:30 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 12:30 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 11:30 AM1834 km1140 miles991 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:30 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 11:30 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:30 AM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:30 AM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 10:30 AM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmWest W
SuvaThu 10:30 AM3109 km1932 miles1679 nmWest-southwest WSW
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