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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, February 17, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 59' South, Longitude: 174° 30' East

The ground speed is currently 453.80 meters/second, 1633.7 kilometres/hour, 1015.1 miles/hour or 882.1 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° 15' 00.0"16.92 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.92 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.7"1015.00 miWest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 miNorth1015.02 mi
24 hours0° 01' 09.2"1.30 miWest0° 21' 05.5"24.16 miNorth24.20 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' North, Longitude: 109° 10' West

The ground speed is currently 428.03 meters/second, 1540.9 kilometres/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.0 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' 31.5"15.96 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.7"957.21 miWest0° 05' 31.6"6.34 miNorth956.99 mi
24 hours11° 28' 01.5"755.78 miEast1° 48' 42.1"124.60 miNorth762.10 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
FunafutiSun 12:36 PM641 km398 miles346 nm NE
LautokaSun 12:36 PM698 km433 miles377 nm SSE
NadiSun 12:36 PM715 km444 miles386 nm SSE
LabasaSun 12:36 PM719 km447 miles388 nm SE
SuvaSun 12:36 PM800 km497 miles432 nm SSE
LuganvilleSun 11:36 AM883 km549 miles477 nm WSW
Port VilaSun 11:36 AM921 km572 miles497 nm SW
Mata-UtuSun 12:36 PM1023 km636 miles553 nm E
NoumeaSun 11:36 AM1425 km885 miles769 nm SW
TarawaSun 12:36 PM1492 km927 miles806 nm N