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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 169° 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"1026.40 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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 157° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.66 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.8 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' 01.7"967.66 miwest0° 08' 34.7"9.83 minorth968.01 mi
24 hours13° 49' 22.8"927.79 mieast3° 50' 18.8"263.85 minorth971.33 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 PM235 km146 miles127 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiThu 12:30 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 1:30 PM653 km406 miles352 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoWed 12:30 PM660 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:30 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiWed 12:30 PM1174 km729 miles634 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 11:30 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiThu 11:30 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 12:30 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 11:30 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSouthwest SW
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