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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 Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 130° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 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 miSouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.0"6.07 miWest0° 23' 21.0"26.74 miSouth27.42 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 04' North, Longitude: 89° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 433.21 meters/second, 1559.5 kilometres/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 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' 30.2"16.15 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"968.85 miWest0° 06' 58.2"7.99 miNorth968.62 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.9"794.76 miEast2° 23' 22.3"164.31 miNorth806.97 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
AdamstownSun 12:34 PM2774 km1723 miles1498 nm S
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM2861 km1778 miles1545 nm SW
KiritimatiMon 10:34 AM3009 km1870 miles1625 nm W
Easter Island *Sun 3:34 PM3748 km2329 miles2024 nm SE
HonoluluSun 10:34 AM3806 km2365 miles2055 nm NW
HermosilloSun 1:34 PM3824 km2376 miles2065 nm NNE
RarotongaSun 10:34 AM3967 km2465 miles2142 nm SW
Los Angeles *Sun 1:34 PM3976 km2470 miles2147 nm NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:34 PM4029 km2503 miles2175 nm NE
PhoenixSun 1:34 PM4168 km2590 miles2250 nm NNE