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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 12, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 05' South, Longitude: 171° 56' East

The ground speed is currently 426.76 meters/second, 1536.3 kilometres/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.6 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"15.91 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"954.22 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth954.21 mi
24 hours0° 07' 03.8"7.50 miEast0° 04' 10.5"4.79 miSouth8.89 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' South, Longitude: 151° 40' East

The ground speed is currently 417.94 meters/second, 1504.6 kilometres/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 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' 22.3"15.58 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 16.6"934.57 miWest0° 04' 13.4"4.84 miSouth934.37 mi
24 hours15° 16' 03.2"992.81 miEast0° 58' 37.3"67.21 miSouth991.97 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
NoumeaWed 11:26 AM571 km355 miles308 nm W
Port VilaWed 11:26 AM702 km436 miles379 nm NNW
KingstonWed 11:56 AM771 km479 miles416 nm SSW
Nadi *Wed 1:26 PM819 km509 miles442 nm NE
Lautoka *Wed 1:26 PM837 km520 miles452 nm NE
Suva *Wed 1:26 PM871 km541 miles470 nm NE
LuganvilleWed 11:26 AM975 km606 miles527 nm NNW
NukualofaWed 1:26 PM1345 km836 miles726 nm E
Auckland *Wed 1:26 PM1550 km963 miles837 nm S
FunafutiWed 12:26 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nm NNE