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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 19, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' South, Longitude: 170° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 456.81 meters/second, 1644.5 kilometres/hour, 1021.9 miles/hour or 888.0 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"17.03 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1021.78 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miSouth1021.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.3"3.00 miWest0° 21' 33.9"24.70 miSouth24.88 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 140° 16' West

The ground speed is currently 415.72 meters/second, 1496.6 kilometres/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.1 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' 23.2"15.50 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 10.8"929.64 miWest0° 00' 52.2"1.00 miSouth929.59 mi
24 hours14° 34' 13.5"941.52 miEast0° 19' 53.0"22.80 miNorth942.83 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
LuganvilleFri 11:24 AM690 km429 miles373 nm SSW
Port VilaFri 11:24 AM876 km544 miles473 nm SSW
FunafutiFri 12:24 PM997 km620 miles538 nm E
YarenFri 12:24 PM1114 km692 miles602 nm NNW
HoniaraFri 11:24 AM1132 km703 miles611 nm W
SuvaFri 12:24 PM1256 km780 miles678 nm SE
TarawaFri 12:24 PM1304 km810 miles704 nm NNE
NoumeaFri 11:24 AM1412 km878 miles763 nm SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:24 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nm NE
MajuroFri 12:24 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nm N