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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 11:20:00 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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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: 166° 48' 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"1026.40 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.42 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° 36' 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"967.55 miWest0° 08' 33.8"9.81 miNorth967.90 mi
24 hours13° 49' 31.7"927.86 miEast3° 49' 58.7"263.47 miNorth971.30 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 PM498 km309 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiThu 12:20 PM680 km423 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoWed 12:20 PM770 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 1:20 PM805 km500 miles435 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:20 PM831 km517 miles449 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 12:20 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 11:20 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiThu 11:20 AM1540 km957 miles831 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 1:20 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaWed 1:20 PM1601 km995 miles865 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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