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Day and Night World Map

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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 28' South
Longitude: 169° 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"1026.48 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.50 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.3"3.01 miwest0° 22' 35.7"25.88 minorth26.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 60' South
Longitude: 156° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.67 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.0 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' 01.8"967.74 miwest0° 08' 34.9"9.83 minorth968.09 mi
24 hours13° 49' 21.7"927.85 mieast3° 50' 21.0"263.92 minorth971.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoThu 12:30 PM208 km129 miles112 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiThu 12:30 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 1:30 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:30 PM651 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoWed 12:30 PM654 km406 miles353 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 12:30 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 11:30 AM1225 km761 miles662 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiThu 11:30 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 12:30 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 11:30 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouthwest SW
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