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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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 30' South, Longitude: 130° 46' West

The ground speed is currently 428.63 meters/second, 1543.1 kilometres/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 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' 59.7"15.98 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.2"958.42 miWest0° 00' 17.9"0.34 miSouth958.41 mi
24 hours0° 06' 23.1"6.81 miEast0° 06' 57.0"7.97 miSouth10.48 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 57' North, Longitude: 131° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.5 kilometres/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 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' 32.2"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.6"1001.87 miWest0° 11' 09.6"12.78 miSouth1002.09 mi
24 hours11° 11' 21.2"771.09 miEast4° 35' 48.2"315.84 miSouth834.97 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
AdamstownWed 12:34 PM293 km182 miles158 nm SSE
Gambier IslandsWed 11:34 AM436 km271 miles235 nm W
PapeeteWed 10:34 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nm WNW
Easter Island *Wed 3:34 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nm ESE
RarotongaWed 10:34 AM2998 km1863 miles1619 nm W
KiritimatiThu 10:34 AM3948 km2453 miles2132 nm NW
AlofiWed 9:34 AM4084 km2538 miles2205 nm W
Apia *Thu 10:34 AM4429 km2752 miles2391 nm W
NukualofaThu 9:34 AM4580 km2846 miles2473 nm W
Suva *Thu 9:34 AM5304 km3296 miles2864 nm W