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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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 54' South, Longitude: 98° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 427.35 meters/second, 1538.4 kilometres/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 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"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"955.53 miWest0° 00' 13.6"0.26 miSouth955.52 mi
24 hours0° 06' 51.0"7.28 miEast0° 05' 12.2"5.97 miSouth9.41 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 03' South, Longitude: 150° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 435.32 meters/second, 1567.1 kilometres/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 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' 26.8"16.23 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 48.7"973.52 miWest0° 10' 14.2"11.73 miSouth973.25 mi
24 hours13° 42' 34.0"923.84 miEast3° 43' 08.1"255.69 miSouth951.23 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
Easter Island *Sun 1:26 PM1203 km747 miles649 nm WSW
LimaSun 1:26 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nm ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:26 PM2611 km1623 miles1410 nm NNE
Santiago *Sun 3:26 PM2947 km1831 miles1591 nm ESE
AdamstownSun 10:26 AM3234 km2010 miles1746 nm W
La PazSun 2:26 PM3238 km2012 miles1749 nm E
QuitoSun 1:26 PM3302 km2052 miles1783 nm NE
SucreSun 2:26 PM3458 km2149 miles1867 nm E
CórdobaSun 3:26 PM3498 km2174 miles1889 nm ESE
Rio BrancoSun 2:26 PM3548 km2204 miles1916 nm ENE