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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 23:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' South, Longitude: 174° 42' West

The ground speed is currently 437.97 meters/second, 1576.7 kilometres/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 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"16.33 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"979.40 miWest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 miSouth979.37 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.7"3.57 miEast0° 14' 04.5"16.14 miSouth16.53 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 114° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 426.39 meters/second, 1535.0 kilometres/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.8 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' 25.7"15.90 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.8"953.60 miWest0° 07' 32.0"8.64 miNorth953.96 mi
24 hours13° 12' 18.8"872.61 miEast3° 25' 19.9"235.30 miNorth911.03 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
PangaiSun 12:24 PM71 km44 miles39 nm SSE
NeiafuSun 12:24 PM102 km63 miles55 nm NE
NukualofaSun 12:24 PM214 km133 miles116 nm SSW
AlofiSat 12:24 PM504 km313 miles272 nm E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:24 PM666 km414 miles360 nm NNE
Apia *Sun 1:24 PM677 km421 miles366 nm NNE
Mata-UtuSun 11:24 AM678 km421 miles366 nm NNW
Pago PagoSat 12:24 PM697 km433 miles376 nm NE
Labasa *Sun 12:24 PM702 km436 miles379 nm WNW
Suva *Sun 12:24 PM735 km457 miles397 nm W