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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 17, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 170° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 438.58 meters/second, 1578.9 kilometres/hour, 981.1 miles/hour or 852.5 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° 14' 59.9"16.35 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"980.77 miWest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 miSouth980.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.0"3.36 miEast0° 14' 24.3"16.52 miSouth16.85 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 143° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.4 kilometres/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.6 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' 23.7"15.64 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 48.6"938.30 miWest0° 04' 51.6"5.57 miNorth938.55 mi
24 hours14° 04' 21.1"917.17 miEast2° 30' 08.6"172.11 miNorth939.86 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
Port VilaSat 11:24 AM249 km155 miles134 nm NW
LuganvilleSat 11:24 AM508 km316 miles274 nm NW
NoumeaSat 11:24 AM535 km332 miles289 nm SW
Nadi *Sat 1:24 PM770 km478 miles416 nm E
Lautoka *Sat 1:24 PM778 km484 miles420 nm E
Suva *Sat 1:24 PM869 km540 miles469 nm E
Labasa *Sat 1:24 PM1009 km627 miles545 nm ENE
FunafutiSat 12:24 PM1512 km939 miles816 nm NE
HoniaraSat 11:24 AM1535 km954 miles829 nm NW
NukualofaSat 1:24 PM1539 km957 miles831 nm E