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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 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' North, Longitude: 148° 40' 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' 11.2"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.8"5.16 miWest0° 23' 41.3"27.13 miNorth27.62 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' North, Longitude: 44° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 425.89 meters/second, 1533.2 kilometres/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 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' 31.3"15.88 miWest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.7"952.42 miWest0° 04' 28.2"5.13 miSouth952.64 mi
24 hours11° 26' 13.2"750.20 miEast2° 10' 48.0"149.92 miSouth769.52 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
KiritimatiThu 12:02 PM982 km610 miles530 nm W
PapeeteWed 12:02 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nm S
HonoluluWed 12:02 PM2542 km1579 miles1372 nm NNW
RarotongaWed 12:02 PM2659 km1652 miles1436 nm SSW
FakaofoThu 11:02 AM2711 km1685 miles1464 nm WSW
Apia *Thu 12:02 PM2981 km1852 miles1610 nm WSW
Baker IslandWed 10:02 AM3095 km1923 miles1671 nm W
AlofiWed 11:02 AM3149 km1957 miles1700 nm SW
AdamstownWed 2:02 PM3436 km2135 miles1855 nm SE
FunafutiThu 10:02 AM3691 km2294 miles1993 nm WSW