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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 167° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 462.10 meters/second, 1663.5 kilometres/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.2 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"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.65 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.64 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.6"5.01 miWest0° 22' 59.8"26.34 miSouth26.81 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 54' South, Longitude: 178° 23' East

The ground speed is currently 439.86 meters/second, 1583.5 kilometres/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 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' 28.9"16.40 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.2"983.76 miWest0° 09' 35.6"10.99 miSouth983.55 mi
24 hours347° 18' 57.1"861.58 miWest3° 32' 42.1"243.69 miSouth889.91 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
YarenSun 12:40 PM505 km314 miles273 nm N
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM918 km571 miles496 nm WSW
TabiteueaSun 12:40 PM958 km595 miles517 nm ENE
TarawaSun 12:40 PM978 km608 miles528 nm NE
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1394 km866 miles753 nm ESE
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM1404 km873 miles758 nm S
MajuroSun 12:40 PM1432 km890 miles773 nm NNE
PalikirSun 11:40 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nm NW
SuvaSun 12:40 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nm SE
Baker IslandSat 12:40 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nm ENE