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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 22:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' South, Longitude: 151° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 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"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.8"5.13 miWest0° 23' 42.4"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 22:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 58° 54' West

The ground speed is currently 422.35 meters/second, 1520.4 kilometres/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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' 30.9"15.75 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miSouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.8"944.47 miWest0° 02' 19.6"2.67 miSouth944.59 mi
24 hours11° 32' 18.4"750.75 miEast1° 20' 54.2"92.75 miSouth759.54 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
KiritimatiWed 12:12 PM731 km454 miles395 nm WNW
PapeeteTue 12:12 PM1923 km1195 miles1039 nm S
FakaofoWed 11:12 AM2447 km1520 miles1321 nm WSW
HonoluluTue 12:12 PM2492 km1548 miles1345 nm NNW
RarotongaTue 12:12 PM2510 km1559 miles1355 nm SSW
Apia *Wed 12:12 PM2731 km1697 miles1475 nm SW
Baker IslandTue 10:12 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nm W
AlofiTue 11:12 AM2927 km1819 miles1581 nm SW
FunafutiWed 10:12 AM3420 km2125 miles1847 nm WSW
NukualofaWed 11:12 AM3496 km2172 miles1888 nm SW