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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 15, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' South, Longitude: 170° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 426.17 meters/second, 1534.2 kilometres/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 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"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.8"952.88 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth952.88 mi
24 hours0° 07' 16.5"7.71 miEast0° 02' 47.1"3.20 miSouth8.35 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 20' South, Longitude: 164° 50' West

The ground speed is currently 422.73 meters/second, 1521.8 kilometres/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 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' 23.7"15.76 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miNorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.9"945.39 miWest0° 06' 42.7"7.70 miNorth945.73 mi
24 hours14° 02' 32.3"922.10 miEast3° 11' 39.0"219.65 miNorth955.67 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
NoumeaSat 11:34 AM410 km255 miles221 nm WNW
Port VilaSat 11:34 AM646 km401 miles349 nm NNW
KingstonSat 12:04 PM681 km423 miles368 nm SSW
LuganvilleSat 11:34 AM919 km571 miles496 nm NNW
Nadi *Sat 1:34 PM959 km596 miles518 nm NE
Lautoka *Sat 1:34 PM976 km607 miles527 nm NE
Suva *Sat 1:34 PM1021 km634 miles551 nm ENE
NukualofaSat 1:34 PM1515 km941 miles818 nm E
Auckland *Sat 1:34 PM1565 km972 miles845 nm SSE
BrisbaneSat 10:34 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nm WSW