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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 Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 49' North, Longitude: 130° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 455.73 meters/second, 1640.6 kilometres/hour, 1019.4 miles/hour or 885.9 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"16.99 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1019.33 miWest0° 00' 51.6"0.99 miSouth1019.36 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.2"4.72 miWest0° 20' 44.3"23.76 miSouth24.22 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' North, Longitude: 94° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 442.24 meters/second, 1592.1 kilometres/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 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' 30.6"16.49 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.9"989.14 miWest0° 09' 46.8"11.20 miNorth988.96 mi
24 hours11° 44' 12.9"800.15 miEast3° 36' 04.2"247.53 miNorth832.93 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
Los Angeles *Sat 1:44 PM2857 km1775 miles1542 nm NNE
HermosilloSat 1:44 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nm NE
San Francisco *Sat 1:44 PM3092 km1922 miles1670 nm NNE
PhoenixSat 1:44 PM3130 km1945 miles1690 nm NE
KiritimatiSun 10:44 AM3132 km1946 miles1691 nm WSW
HonoluluSat 10:44 AM3148 km1956 miles1700 nm WNW
Las Vegas *Sat 1:44 PM3199 km1988 miles1728 nm NNE
Mexico City *Sat 3:44 PM3491 km2169 miles1885 nm ENE
PapeeteSat 10:44 AM3775 km2346 miles2039 nm SW
Salt Lake City *Sat 2:44 PM3786 km2352 miles2044 nm NNE