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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 01:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 155° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 438.55 meters/second, 1578.8 kilometres/hour, 981.0 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"980.71 miWest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 miSouth980.68 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.5"3.37 miEast0° 14' 23.6"16.50 miSouth16.84 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 157° 51' West

The ground speed is currently 419.82 meters/second, 1511.3 kilometres/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.1 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' 23.8"15.65 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.5"938.85 miWest0° 04' 59.5"5.72 miNorth939.11 mi
24 hours14° 02' 11.3"915.28 miEast2° 32' 55.1"175.28 miNorth938.66 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
BrisbaneSat 11:24 AM961 km597 miles519 nm SSW
CairnsSat 11:24 AM1030 km640 miles556 nm WNW
HoniaraSat 12:24 PM1178 km732 miles636 nm NNE
NoumeaSat 12:24 PM1220 km758 miles659 nm ESE
Port MoresbySat 11:24 AM1371 km852 miles740 nm NW
Port VilaSat 12:24 PM1388 km862 miles749 nm E
Sydney *Sat 12:24 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nm SSW
Canberra *Sat 12:24 PM1898 km1179 miles1025 nm SSW
Alice SpringsSat 10:54 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nm WSW
Melbourne *Sat 12:24 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nm SSW