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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 25, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 23' North, Longitude: 131° 32' West

The ground speed is currently 456.37 meters/second, 1642.9 kilometres/hour, 1020.9 miles/hour or 887.1 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"17.01 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1020.77 miWest0° 00' 52.2"1.00 miSouth1020.80 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.3"4.86 miWest0° 20' 56.8"23.99 miSouth24.48 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 22' South, Longitude: 27° 19' West

The ground speed is currently 415.12 meters/second, 1494.4 kilometres/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 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' 24.5"15.48 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.5"928.27 miWest0° 00' 21.6"0.42 miNorth928.29 mi
24 hours14° 04' 03.0"906.23 miEast0° 47' 07.2"54.03 miNorth910.23 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
Los Angeles *Sat 1:48 PM2949 km1833 miles1593 nm NNE
HermosilloSat 1:48 PM2978 km1851 miles1608 nm NE
KiritimatiSun 10:48 AM3005 km1867 miles1623 nm WSW
HonoluluSat 10:48 AM3062 km1903 miles1653 nm WNW
San Francisco *Sat 1:48 PM3168 km1969 miles1711 nm NNE
PhoenixSat 1:48 PM3236 km2011 miles1748 nm NE
Las Vegas *Sat 1:48 PM3296 km2048 miles1779 nm NNE
Mexico City *Sat 3:48 PM3619 km2249 miles1954 nm ENE
PapeeteSat 10:48 AM3670 km2281 miles1982 nm SSW
Salt Lake City *Sat 2:48 PM3881 km2411 miles2095 nm NNE