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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' South, Longitude: 172° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.88 meters/second, 1652.0 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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' South, Longitude: 154° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.71 meters/second, 1557.8 km/hour, 968.0 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"967.84 miwest0° 08' 35.8"9.85 minorth968.19 mi
24 hours13° 49' 12.8"927.78 mieast3° 50' 41.0"264.30 minorth971.43 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 PM49 km30 miles26 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:40 PM137 km85 miles74 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiThu 12:40 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:40 PM584 km363 miles315 nmSouth S
Apia *Thu 1:40 PM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth S
Pago PagoWed 12:40 PM660 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 11:40 AM958 km596 miles518 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 11:40 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiWed 12:40 PM1195 km743 miles645 nmSouth S
NukualofaThu 12:40 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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