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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= 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, February 27, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 18' South, Longitude: 126° 41' East

The ground speed is currently 459.06 meters/second, 1652.6 kilometres/hour, 1026.9 miles/hour or 892.3 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' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1026.83 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.85 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.0"3.12 miWest0° 22' 37.8"25.92 miNorth26.11 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 42' South, Longitude: 40° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 kilometres/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 30.8"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.1"1003.61 miWest0° 11' 44.0"13.44 miSouth1003.65 mi
24 hours11° 46' 43.1"814.38 miEast4° 38' 51.3"319.34 miSouth873.02 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
BaucauWed 12:46 PM31 km19 miles17 nm SW
DiliWed 12:46 PM125 km78 miles68 nm WSW
SameWed 12:46 PM138 km86 miles75 nm SW
SuaiWed 12:46 PM193 km120 miles104 nm SW
KupangWed 11:46 AM398 km247 miles215 nm WSW
AmbonWed 12:46 PM536 km333 miles289 nm NNE
EndeWed 11:46 AM558 km347 miles301 nm W
DarwinWed 1:16 PM647 km402 miles350 nm SE
KendariWed 11:46 AM664 km413 miles359 nm NW
MakassarWed 11:46 AM877 km545 miles473 nm WNW