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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

UTC time = Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 164° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.87 meters/second, 1651.9 km/hour, 1026.5 miles/hour or 892.0 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"1026.39 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.41 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.2"3.01 miWest0° 22' 35.5"25.88 miNorth26.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' South, Longitude: 161° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.57 meters/second, 1557.2 km/hour, 967.6 miles/hour or 840.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.13 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.1"967.45 miWest0° 08' 32.8"9.79 miNorth967.79 mi
24 hours13° 49' 40.6"927.93 miEast3° 49' 38.5"263.09 miNorth971.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoThu 12:10 PM766 km476 miles414 nmWest W
RawakiThu 12:10 PM883 km548 miles477 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoWed 12:10 PM949 km590 miles513 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 1:10 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 12:10 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 1:10 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaWed 1:10 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 11:10 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiThu 11:10 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 12:10 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmSouthwest SW

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