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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 11:50:00 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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' South, Longitude: 174° 18' 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"1026.42 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.44 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 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' South, Longitude: 152° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.76 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.0 miles/hour or 841.2 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' 02.4"967.87 miWest0° 08' 36.7"9.87 miNorth968.22 mi
24 hours13° 49' 04.8"927.65 miEast3° 50' 58.6"264.62 miNorth971.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuThu 12:50 PM197 km122 miles106 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 12:50 PM355 km221 miles192 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mata-UtuThu 11:50 AM573 km356 miles310 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:50 PM627 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 1:50 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiThu 12:50 PM657 km408 miles355 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 11:50 AM716 km445 miles387 nmWest W
Pago PagoWed 12:50 PM754 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 11:50 AM987 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiWed 12:50 PM1264 km786 miles683 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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