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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).

= 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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 166° 11' 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"5.17 miWest0° 23' 41.2"27.13 miNorth27.61 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' North, Longitude: 61° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 426.11 meters/second, 1534.0 kilometres/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 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"15.89 miWest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.6"952.92 miWest0° 04' 34.3"5.24 miSouth953.14 mi
24 hours11° 25' 55.1"750.25 miEast2° 13' 08.8"152.61 miSouth770.15 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
RawakiThu 12:12 PM665 km413 miles359 nm SW
Kanton IslandThu 12:12 PM697 km433 miles376 nm WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:12 PM1001 km622 miles541 nm E
Baker IslandWed 11:12 AM1147 km713 miles619 nm W
FakaofoThu 12:12 PM1195 km743 miles646 nm SSW
Apia *Thu 1:12 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nm SSW
FunafutiThu 11:12 AM1887 km1173 miles1019 nm WSW
AlofiWed 12:12 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nm S
TarawaThu 11:12 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nm W
RarotongaWed 1:12 PM2471 km1535 miles1334 nm SSE