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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 Monday, October 29, 2012 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 47' South, Longitude: 121° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 450.58 meters/second, 1622.1 kilometres/hour, 1007.9 miles/hour or 875.9 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' 00.0"16.80 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.80 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.0"1007.75 miWest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 miSouth1007.72 mi
24 hours0° 00' 44.3"0.83 miWest0° 19' 32.6"22.39 miSouth22.41 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 29, 2012 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' North, Longitude: 57° 50' East

The ground speed is currently 433.45 meters/second, 1560.4 kilometres/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.6 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' 32.2"16.16 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.9"969.38 miWest0° 07' 24.2"8.48 miNorth969.12 mi
24 hours11° 13' 12.9"748.25 miEast2° 36' 49.0"179.72 miNorth764.70 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
AdamstownMon 11:50 AM1536 km954 miles829 nm SW
Easter Island *Mon 2:50 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nm SE
PapeeteMon 9:50 AM3026 km1881 miles1634 nm WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:50 PM3799 km2361 miles2051 nm ENE
RarotongaMon 9:50 AM4129 km2566 miles2230 nm WSW
KiritimatiTue 9:50 AM4309 km2677 miles2327 nm WNW
Mexico CityMon 1:50 PM4420 km2747 miles2387 nm NE
GuatemalaMon 1:50 PM4643 km2885 miles2507 nm NE
San SalvadorMon 1:50 PM4688 km2913 miles2531 nm NE
LimaMon 2:50 PM4830 km3001 miles2608 nm E