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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 170° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 448.53 meters/second, 1614.7 kilometres/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.9 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"16.72 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.5"1003.14 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1003.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miWest0° 18' 48.2"21.55 miSouth21.55 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 26° 46' East

The ground speed is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.3 kilometres/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 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' 30.8"15.64 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.9"938.16 miWest0° 00' 43.3"0.83 miNorth938.12 mi
24 hours11° 39' 52.3"754.06 miEast0° 09' 26.8"10.83 miSouth754.53 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 11:20 AM408 km253 miles220 nm WSW
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM426 km265 miles230 nm SW
Lautoka *Fri 1:20 PM766 km476 miles414 nm ESE
Nadi *Fri 1:20 PM771 km479 miles416 nm ESE
Suva *Fri 1:20 PM884 km549 miles477 nm ESE
Labasa *Fri 1:20 PM926 km575 miles500 nm ESE
NoumeaFri 11:20 AM951 km591 miles513 nm SSW
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM1141 km709 miles616 nm NE
HoniaraFri 11:20 AM1331 km827 miles719 nm WNW
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nm ESE