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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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 55' South, Longitude: 174° 12' East

The ground speed is currently 427.28 meters/second, 1538.2 kilometres/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 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' 42.9"955.38 miWest0° 00' 13.3"0.25 miSouth955.37 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.5"7.31 miEast0° 05' 05.6"5.84 miSouth9.35 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 125° 23' East

The ground speed is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.8 kilometres/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 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' 26.3"16.15 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.6"968.92 miWest0° 09' 48.4"11.24 miSouth968.63 mi
24 hours13° 55' 39.5"934.70 miEast3° 30' 12.5"240.90 miSouth957.74 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
Nadi *Mon 1:16 PM659 km410 miles356 nm NNE
Lautoka *Mon 1:16 PM680 km423 miles367 nm NNE
Suva *Mon 1:16 PM690 km429 miles372 nm NE
NoumeaMon 11:16 AM800 km497 miles432 nm W
Port VilaMon 11:16 AM840 km522 miles454 nm NW
Labasa *Mon 1:16 PM901 km560 miles486 nm NE
KingstonMon 11:46 AM922 km573 miles498 nm SW
NukualofaMon 1:16 PM1112 km691 miles601 nm E
Auckland *Mon 1:16 PM1544 km960 miles834 nm S
FunafutiMon 12:16 PM1681 km1045 miles908 nm NNE