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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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 26' South, Longitude: 159° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 461.00 meters/second, 1659.6 kilometres/hour, 1031.2 miles/hour or 896.1 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' 00.1"17.19 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1031.19 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miNorth1031.21 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.9"3.80 miWest0° 23' 08.2"26.50 miNorth26.77 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 55° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 420.51 meters/second, 1513.9 kilometres/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.4 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' 25.2"15.68 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.7"940.36 miWest0° 03' 47.2"4.34 miSouth940.18 mi
24 hours14° 00' 53.0"913.86 miEast0° 54' 58.7"63.03 miSouth913.41 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
HoniaraMon 12:34 PM336 km209 miles182 nm S
GizoMon 12:34 PM341 km212 miles184 nm WSW
ArawaMon 11:34 AM429 km267 miles232 nm W
BukaMon 11:34 AM540 km335 miles291 nm WNW
YarenMon 1:34 PM1056 km656 miles570 nm NE
Port MoresbyMon 11:34 AM1392 km865 miles751 nm WSW
PalikirMon 12:34 PM1483 km922 miles801 nm N
Port VilaMon 12:34 PM1579 km981 miles853 nm SE
TarawaMon 1:34 PM1739 km1080 miles939 nm ENE
CairnsMon 11:34 AM1887 km1172 miles1019 nm SW