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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' South, Longitude: 167° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 462.36 meters/second, 1664.5 kilometres/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.8 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"17.24 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.26 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.2"5.12 miWest0° 23' 03.6"26.41 miSouth26.90 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 50' South, Longitude: 166° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 445.42 meters/second, 1603.5 kilometres/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.8 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' 30.4"16.61 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.3"996.24 miWest0° 10' 34.0"12.10 miSouth996.13 mi
24 hours12° 06' 59.6"832.17 miEast4° 03' 42.9"279.15 miSouth873.73 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
YarenSat 12:40 PM463 km287 miles250 nm N
TabiteueaSat 12:40 PM932 km579 miles503 nm ENE
TarawaSat 12:40 PM942 km585 miles509 nm NE
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM948 km589 miles512 nm SW
MajuroSat 12:40 PM1389 km863 miles750 nm NNE
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1399 km869 miles755 nm ESE
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM1446 km898 miles781 nm S
PalikirSat 11:40 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nm NW
Baker IslandFri 12:40 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nm ENE
SuvaSat 12:40 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nm SE