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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, March 20, 2013 at 01:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 10' South, Longitude: 166° 24' East

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' 27.0"5.13 miWest0° 23' 42.2"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 01:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 100° 02' West

The ground speed is currently 422.66 meters/second, 1521.6 kilometres/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 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' 31.1"15.76 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.2"945.17 miWest0° 02' 35.2"2.97 miSouth945.30 mi
24 hours11° 31' 37.8"750.55 miEast1° 27' 00.6"99.75 miSouth760.44 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
YarenWed 1:02 PM72 km45 miles39 nm SE
TarawaWed 1:02 PM756 km470 miles408 nm ENE
TabiteueaWed 1:02 PM937 km582 miles506 nm E
MajuroWed 1:02 PM975 km606 miles526 nm NE
KwajaleinWed 1:02 PM995 km618 miles537 nm N
PalikirWed 12:02 PM1204 km748 miles650 nm NW
HoniaraWed 12:02 PM1249 km776 miles674 nm SW
FunafutiWed 1:02 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nm ESE
Baker IslandTue 1:02 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nm E
Port VilaWed 12:02 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nm S