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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' South, Longitude: 174° 35' 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"1026.49 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.51 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.4"3.01 miwest0° 22' 35.8"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° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.76 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.1 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 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 25' 02.4"967.95 miwest0° 08' 36.9"9.87 minorth968.30 mi
24 hours13° 49' 03.9"927.71 mieast3° 51' 01.0"264.68 minorth971.46 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 PM227 km141 miles123 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 12:50 PM382 km237 miles206 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mata-UtuThu 11:50 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:50 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 1:50 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiThu 12:50 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 11:50 AM683 km425 miles369 nmWest W
Pago PagoWed 12:50 PM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 11:50 AM979 km609 miles529 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiWed 12:50 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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