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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, October 12, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 44' South, Longitude: 163° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 459.72 meters/second, 1655.0 kilometres/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.6 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"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.0"1028.31 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1028.29 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.0"4.09 miWest0° 22' 22.6"25.63 miSouth25.95 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' South, Longitude: 57° 52' West

The ground speed is currently 432.84 meters/second, 1558.2 kilometres/hour, 968.2 miles/hour or 841.4 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' 27.0"16.14 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.2"968.05 miWest0° 08' 09.4"9.35 miNorth968.39 mi
24 hours12° 57' 04.6"867.62 miEast3° 37' 14.2"248.89 miNorth908.81 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
FakaofoSun 11:40 AM877 km545 miles473 nm WSW
RawakiSun 11:40 AM922 km573 miles498 nm WNW
AtafuSun 11:40 AM1008 km626 miles544 nm W
Apia *Sun 12:40 PM1136 km706 miles613 nm SW
KiritimatiSun 12:40 PM1258 km781 miles679 nm NNE
AlofiSat 11:40 AM1437 km893 miles776 nm SSW
RarotongaSat 12:40 PM1544 km959 miles834 nm SSE
Baker IslandSat 10:40 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nm WNW
PapeeteSat 12:40 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nm SE
FunafutiSun 10:40 AM1919 km1192 miles1036 nm W