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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' South, Longitude: 160° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 461.42 meters/second, 1661.1 kilometres/hour, 1032.2 miles/hour or 896.9 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"17.20 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1032.14 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miSouth1032.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.4"4.75 miWest0° 22' 49.4"26.14 miSouth26.57 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 69° 46' East

The ground speed is currently 423.98 meters/second, 1526.3 kilometres/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 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"15.81 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"948.13 miWest0° 04' 38.3"5.32 miSouth948.37 mi
24 hours11° 38' 26.7"760.53 miEast2° 16' 37.7"156.61 miSouth781.42 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
HoniaraMon 12:04 PM396 km246 miles214 nm SSW
GizoMon 12:04 PM506 km314 miles273 nm WSW
ArawaMon 11:04 AM590 km367 miles319 nm W
YarenMon 1:04 PM899 km559 miles486 nm NE
PalikirMon 12:04 PM1457 km906 miles787 nm NNW
Port VilaMon 12:04 PM1532 km952 miles827 nm SSE
Port MoresbyMon 11:04 AM1560 km969 miles842 nm WSW
TarawaMon 1:04 PM1574 km978 miles850 nm ENE
MajuroMon 1:04 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nm NE
FunafutiMon 1:04 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nm E