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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).

= 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 Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' North, Longitude: 82° 43' West

The ground speed is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 kilometres/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 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° 15' 00.1"16.71 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1002.41 miWest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 miSouth1002.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.7"2.87 miWest0° 18' 08.1"20.78 miSouth20.98 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' North, Longitude: 155° 31' West

The ground speed is currently 418.26 meters/second, 1505.7 kilometres/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 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' 30.4"15.59 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miNorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.2"935.28 miWest0° 01' 35.7"1.83 miNorth935.20 mi
24 hours11° 53' 16.9"766.44 miEast0° 10' 15.7"11.77 miNorth766.08 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
Puerto CabezasSat 11:36 AM128 km79 miles69 nm SSW
MatagalpaSat 11:36 AM414 km257 miles223 nm WSW
La CeibaSat 11:36 AM446 km277 miles241 nm WNW
TegucigalpaSat 11:36 AM493 km306 miles266 nm W
MasayaSat 11:36 AM494 km307 miles267 nm SW
ManaguaSat 11:36 AM495 km308 miles267 nm SW
George Town (Cayman)Sat 12:36 PM497 km309 miles268 nm NNE
LeónSat 11:36 AM531 km330 miles287 nm WSW
LimónSat 11:36 AM554 km344 miles299 nm S
LiberiaSat 11:36 AM565 km351 miles305 nm SSW