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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 11:40:00 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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' South, Longitude: 171° 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"1026.41 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.43 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.3"3.01 miWest0° 22' 35.7"25.88 miNorth26.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 59' South, Longitude: 154° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.71 meters/second, 1557.8 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.1 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' 02.0"967.76 miWest0° 08' 35.8"9.85 miNorth968.11 mi
24 hours13° 49' 13.9"927.72 miEast3° 50' 38.8"264.24 miNorth971.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuThu 12:40 PM80 km49 miles43 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:40 PM120 km74 miles65 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiThu 12:40 PM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:40 PM586 km364 miles316 nmSouth S
Apia *Thu 1:40 PM595 km369 miles321 nmSouth S
Pago PagoWed 12:40 PM654 km407 miles353 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 11:40 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 11:40 AM1089 km676 miles588 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiWed 12:40 PM1190 km739 miles642 nmSouth S
NukualofaThu 12:40 PM1449 km901 miles783 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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