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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, November 2, 2013 at 20:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 124° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.3 kilometres/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 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"16.71 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1002.29 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.26 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miEast0° 18' 40.4"21.40 miSouth21.40 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' South, Longitude: 133° 13' West

The ground speed is currently 436.73 meters/second, 1572.2 kilometres/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 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' 27.7"16.28 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.2"976.71 miWest0° 09' 05.3"10.41 miSouth976.48 mi
24 hours13° 13' 29.2"893.10 miEast3° 17' 14.0"225.99 miSouth915.26 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
AdamstownSat 12:00 Noon1279 km795 miles691 nm SSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:00 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nm SE
PapeeteSat 10:00 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nm W
RarotongaSat 10:00 AM3830 km2380 miles2068 nm WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 2:00 PM4100 km2548 miles2214 nm ENE
KiritimatiSun 10:00 AM4108 km2553 miles2218 nm WNW
Mexico CitySat 2:00 PM4687 km2912 miles2531 nm NE
AlofiSat 9:00 AM4886 km3036 miles2638 nm WSW
GuatemalaSat 2:00 PM4937 km3067 miles2666 nm NE
San SalvadorSat 2:00 PM4985 km3097 miles2692 nm NE