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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 03:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' South, Longitude: 127° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 462.27 meters/second, 1664.2 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"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.05 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1034.04 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.1"5.12 miWest0° 23' 01.5"26.37 miSouth26.86 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 1° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 420.30 meters/second, 1513.1 kilometres/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 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' 30.9"15.67 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"939.86 miWest0° 02' 07.6"2.44 miNorth939.75 mi
24 hours11° 39' 40.8"755.11 miEast0° 24' 22.4"27.95 miNorth754.62 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
AmbonFri 12:20 PM176 km109 miles95 nm NE
BaucauFri 12:20 PM405 km252 miles219 nm S
DiliFri 12:20 PM442 km275 miles239 nm SSW
SameFri 12:20 PM486 km302 miles262 nm SSW
KendariFri 11:20 AM518 km322 miles280 nm W
SuaiFri 12:20 PM533 km331 miles288 nm SSW
SofifiFri 12:20 PM621 km386 miles335 nm N
TernateFri 12:20 PM625 km388 miles337 nm N
KupangFri 11:20 AM703 km437 miles380 nm SSW
ManadoFri 11:20 AM746 km463 miles403 nm NNW