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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 35' South, Longitude: 167° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 461.74 meters/second, 1662.3 kilometres/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.5 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"17.21 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.85 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.3"4.88 miWest0° 22' 54.1"26.23 miSouth26.68 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 64° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 420.23 meters/second, 1512.8 kilometres/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.9 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' 30.6"15.67 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"939.70 miWest0° 02' 17.4"2.63 miSouth939.82 mi
24 hours11° 41' 50.8"757.54 miEast1° 21' 38.5"93.60 miSouth766.57 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
YarenSun 12:36 PM569 km353 miles307 nm NNW
TabiteueaSun 12:36 PM896 km557 miles484 nm ENE
TarawaSun 12:36 PM955 km594 miles516 nm NE
HoniaraSun 11:36 AM981 km610 miles530 nm WSW
FunafutiSun 12:36 PM1283 km797 miles693 nm ESE
Port VilaSun 11:36 AM1346 km836 miles727 nm S
MajuroSun 12:36 PM1452 km902 miles784 nm NNE
PalikirSun 11:36 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nm NW
SuvaSun 12:36 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nm SE
Baker IslandSat 12:36 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nm ENE