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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 00:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' South, Longitude: 170° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 462.03 meters/second, 1663.3 kilometres/hour, 1033.5 miles/hour or 898.1 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"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.51 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.50 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.7"5.01 miWest0° 22' 58.3"26.31 miSouth26.78 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 55° 04' East

The ground speed is currently 419.07 meters/second, 1508.7 kilometres/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 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' 30.7"15.62 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"937.11 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miNorth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 32.9"756.17 miEast0° 25' 14.5"28.94 miSouth757.78 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
YarenSat 12:28 PM620 km385 miles335 nm NW
TabiteueaSat 12:28 PM685 km426 miles370 nm NE
TarawaSat 12:28 PM802 km498 miles433 nm NNE
FunafutiSat 12:28 PM1077 km669 miles581 nm ESE
HoniaraSat 11:28 AM1208 km750 miles652 nm WSW
MajuroSat 12:28 PM1367 km849 miles738 nm N
Port VilaSat 11:28 AM1400 km870 miles756 nm S
Baker IslandFri 12:28 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nm ENE
SuvaSat 12:28 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nm SSE
PalikirSat 11:28 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nm NW