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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 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 164° 35' 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"1026.46 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.48 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° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.57 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.6 miles/hour or 840.9 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"967.52 miwest0° 08' 32.9"9.80 minorth967.87 mi
24 hours13° 49' 39.7"927.99 mieast3° 49' 40.9"263.15 minorth971.34 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 PM739 km459 miles399 nmWest W
RawakiThu 12:10 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoWed 12:10 PM926 km576 miles500 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 1:10 PM985 km612 miles532 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:10 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 12:10 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 1:10 PM1397 km868 miles754 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaWed 1:10 PM1504 km934 miles812 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 11:10 AM1631 km1013 miles881 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiThu 11:10 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmWest W
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