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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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 20:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 125° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 450.09 meters/second, 1620.3 kilometres/hour, 1006.8 miles/hour or 874.9 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' 00.0"16.78 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.78 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.5"1006.65 miWest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 miSouth1006.62 mi
24 hours0° 00' 33.0"0.62 miWest0° 19' 23.0"22.21 miSouth22.22 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 20:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 02' South, Longitude: 169° 56' West

The ground speed is currently 449.50 meters/second, 1618.2 kilometres/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 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' 32.0"16.76 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.2"1005.40 miWest0° 10' 45.4"12.32 miSouth1005.48 mi
24 hours11° 21' 19.6"785.47 miEast4° 19' 47.2"297.50 miSouth839.20 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
AdamstownWed 12:04 PM1330 km826 miles718 nm SSW
Easter Island *Wed 3:04 PM2183 km1357 miles1179 nm SE
PapeeteWed 10:04 AM2649 km1646 miles1430 nm WSW
RarotongaWed 10:04 AM3758 km2335 miles2029 nm WSW
KiritimatiThu 10:04 AM3968 km2466 miles2143 nm WNW
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:04 PM4168 km2590 miles2251 nm ENE
Mexico CityWed 2:04 PM4667 km2900 miles2520 nm NE
AlofiWed 9:04 AM4805 km2986 miles2595 nm WSW
GuatemalaWed 2:04 PM4952 km3077 miles2674 nm NE
San SalvadorWed 2:04 PM5006 km3110 miles2703 nm NE