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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, December 8, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 44' South, Longitude: 145° 59' East

The ground speed is currently 427.86 meters/second, 1540.3 kilometres/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 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"15.95 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 miSouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.5"956.68 miWest0° 00' 15.4"0.30 miSouth956.67 mi
24 hours0° 06' 39.9"7.09 miEast0° 05' 57.5"6.84 miSouth9.85 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 30' South, Longitude: 73° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 446.44 meters/second, 1607.2 kilometres/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 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' 30.0"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.6"998.49 miWest0° 11' 50.3"13.56 miSouth998.42 mi
24 hours12° 17' 29.1"846.31 miEast4° 37' 48.5"318.19 miSouth900.21 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
LongreachSat 12:08 PM193 km120 miles104 nm WSW
CairnsSat 12:08 PM644 km400 miles348 nm N
BrisbaneSat 12:08 PM883 km548 miles477 nm SE
Alice SpringsSat 11:38 AM1242 km772 miles671 nm W
Sydney *Sat 1:08 PM1335 km829 miles721 nm SSE
Canberra *Sat 1:08 PM1423 km884 miles769 nm SSE
Port MoresbySat 12:08 PM1476 km917 miles797 nm N
Adelaide *Sat 12:38 PM1529 km950 miles826 nm SSW
Melbourne *Sat 1:08 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nm S
EuclaSat 10:53 AM1958 km1216 miles1057 nm SW