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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 29, 2008 at 07:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 12' South, Longitude: 61° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 426.40 meters/second, 1535.1 kilometres/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.41 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth953.42 mi
24 hours0° 07' 15.7"7.70 miEast0° 03' 54.4"4.48 miNorth8.91 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 29, 2008 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 82° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 417.67 meters/second, 1503.6 kilometres/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.57 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.3"933.93 miWest0° 08' 33.1"9.81 miNorth934.44 mi
24 hours11° 04' 53.3"712.46 miEast3° 50' 21.8"264.10 miNorth768.16 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues) *Mon 12:58 PM461 km286 miles249 nm NNE
Port Louis *Mon 12:58 PM497 km309 miles269 nm NW
Saint-PierreMon 11:58 AM610 km379 miles329 nm WNW
Saint-DenisMon 11:58 AM632 km393 miles341 nm WNW
Saint-PaulMon 11:58 AM643 km399 miles347 nm WNW
AntananarivoMon 10:58 AM1482 km921 miles800 nm WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:58 PM2138 km1329 miles1155 nm NE
VictoriaMon 11:58 AM2142 km1331 miles1156 nm NNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:58 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nm SE
MoroniMon 10:58 AM2274 km1413 miles1228 nm WNW