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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 167° 05' 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"1026.47 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.3"3.01 miwest0° 22' 35.6"25.88 minorth26.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' South, Longitude: 159° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.62 meters/second, 1557.4 km/hour, 967.7 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' 01.3"967.63 miwest0° 08' 33.8"9.82 minorth967.98 mi
24 hours13° 49' 30.8"927.92 mieast3° 50' 01.0"263.53 minorth971.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoThu 12:20 PM468 km291 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiThu 12:20 PM661 km411 miles357 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoWed 12:20 PM754 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 1:20 PM784 km487 miles424 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:20 PM810 km503 miles437 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 12:20 PM1211 km752 miles654 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 11:20 AM1416 km880 miles764 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiThu 11:20 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 1:20 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaWed 1:20 PM1616 km1004 miles872 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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