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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 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 156° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.86 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"1026.37 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.39 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.0"3.00 miwest0° 22' 35.4"25.87 minorth26.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 07' South, Longitude: 169° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.43 meters/second, 1556.7 km/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.6 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° 25' 00.0"967.13 miwest0° 08' 29.9"9.74 minorth967.48 mi
24 hours346° 09' 52.6"928.14 miwest3° 48' 37.8"261.93 minorth971.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 12:40 PM1145 km711 miles618 nmNorth N
PapeeteWed 12:40 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaWed 12:40 PM1448 km899 miles782 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 11:40 AM1591 km988 miles859 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:40 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 11:40 AM1837 km1142 miles992 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:40 AM2384 km1482 miles1287 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:40 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 10:40 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmWest W
SuvaThu 10:40 AM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmWest-southwest WSW
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