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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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' South, Longitude: 158° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 447.85 meters/second, 1612.3 kilometres/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 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"16.70 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1001.61 miWest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 miSouth1001.58 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miEast0° 18' 32.9"21.26 miSouth21.26 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' North, Longitude: 26° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 420.04 meters/second, 1512.2 kilometres/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 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"15.66 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miSouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.4"939.30 miWest0° 01' 40.8"1.93 miSouth939.38 mi
24 hours11° 36' 35.1"751.40 miEast1° 06' 37.3"76.38 miSouth757.95 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
HoniaraSat 12:08 PM641 km398 miles346 nm N
GizoSat 12:08 PM809 km503 miles437 nm NNW
LuganvilleSat 12:08 PM890 km553 miles481 nm E
Port VilaSat 12:08 PM1046 km650 miles565 nm ESE
NoumeaSat 12:08 PM1121 km697 miles605 nm SE
CairnsSat 11:08 AM1418 km881 miles766 nm W
Port MoresbySat 11:08 AM1420 km882 miles767 nm WNW
BrisbaneSat 11:08 AM1495 km929 miles807 nm SSW
YarenSat 1:08 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nm NNE
Suva *Sat 2:08 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nm ESE