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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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' South, Longitude: 155° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 447.84 meters/second, 1612.2 kilometres/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 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"1001.60 miWest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 miSouth1001.57 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.1"0.13 miEast0° 18' 32.9"21.25 miSouth21.25 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 23° 55' East

The ground speed is currently 420.06 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' 01.7"0.03 miSouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.4"939.33 miWest0° 01' 42.0"1.95 miSouth939.42 mi
24 hours11° 36' 32.2"751.38 miEast1° 07' 04.5"76.90 miSouth758.00 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 12:20 PM770 km478 miles416 nm NE
GizoSat 12:20 PM784 km487 miles424 nm N
ArawaSat 11:20 AM986 km613 miles532 nm N
CairnsSat 11:20 AM1101 km684 miles594 nm WSW
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM1137 km706 miles614 nm WNW
Port VilaSat 12:20 PM1357 km843 miles733 nm ESE
NoumeaSat 12:20 PM1364 km847 miles736 nm SE
BrisbaneSat 11:20 AM1398 km868 miles755 nm SSW
YarenSat 1:20 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nm NE
Sydney *Sat 12:20 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nm SSW