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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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 42' North, Longitude: 141° 43' East

The ground speed is currently 458.61 meters/second, 1651.0 kilometres/hour, 1025.9 miles/hour or 891.5 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"17.10 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.5"1025.81 miWest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 miNorth1025.79 mi
24 hours0° 03' 49.3"4.36 miWest0° 21' 49.9"25.01 miNorth25.38 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' North, Longitude: 160° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 432.03 meters/second, 1555.3 kilometres/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 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"16.11 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.5"966.19 miWest0° 06' 43.4"7.71 miNorth965.96 mi
24 hours11° 34' 40.5"770.48 miEast2° 18' 25.5"158.65 miNorth782.13 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
ColoniaFri 12:34 PM405 km252 miles219 nm WNW
HagåtñaFri 12:34 PM624 km388 miles337 nm NNE
MelekeokFri 11:34 AM792 km492 miles428 nm W
KororFri 11:34 AM811 km504 miles438 nm W
SaipanFri 12:34 PM843 km524 miles455 nm NNE
JayapuraFri 11:34 AM1248 km775 miles674 nm S
ManokwariFri 11:34 AM1356 km843 miles732 nm SW
DavaoFri 10:34 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nm W
PalikirFri 1:34 PM1825 km1134 miles985 nm E
General SantosFri 10:34 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nm W