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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 160° 07' East

The ground speed is currently 462.30 meters/second, 1664.3 kilometres/hour, 1034.1 miles/hour or 898.6 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"17.24 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.10 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.09 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.7"5.13 miWest0° 23' 01.9"26.38 miSouth26.87 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 33° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1513.9 kilometres/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.5 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' 30.9"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.6"940.40 miWest0° 02' 20.1"2.68 miNorth940.29 mi
24 hours11° 39' 10.7"754.98 miEast0° 29' 29.6"33.82 miNorth754.52 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
HoniaraFri 12:08 PM510 km317 miles275 nm S
GizoFri 12:08 PM512 km318 miles276 nm SW
ArawaFri 11:08 AM527 km327 miles285 nm WSW
BukaFri 11:08 AM607 km377 miles328 nm W
YarenFri 1:08 PM893 km555 miles482 nm ENE
PalikirFri 12:08 PM1317 km818 miles711 nm N
Port MoresbyFri 11:08 AM1516 km942 miles819 nm WSW
TarawaFri 1:08 PM1591 km989 miles859 nm ENE
Port VilaFri 12:08 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nm SSE
MajuroFri 1:08 PM1818 km1129 miles981 nm NE