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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, November 2, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 60' South, Longitude: 131° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 448.14 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"1002.26 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.23 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miEast0° 18' 40.1"21.39 miSouth21.39 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' South, Longitude: 140° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 436.58 meters/second, 1571.7 kilometres/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.6 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' 45.1"976.38 miWest0° 09' 03.3"10.38 miSouth976.15 mi
24 hours13° 14' 21.9"893.83 miEast3° 16' 15.9"224.88 miSouth915.68 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
Gambier IslandsSat 11:30 AM967 km601 miles522 nm SSW
AdamstownSat 12:30 PM1126 km700 miles608 nm S
PapeeteSat 10:30 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nm W
Easter Island *Sat 3:30 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nm SE
RarotongaSat 10:30 AM3056 km1899 miles1650 nm WSW
KiritimatiSun 10:30 AM3393 km2108 miles1832 nm WNW
AlofiSat 9:30 AM4096 km2545 miles2212 nm WSW
Apia *Sun 10:30 AM4328 km2689 miles2337 nm W
FakaofoSun 9:30 AM4349 km2702 miles2348 nm W
NukualofaSun 9:30 AM4651 km2890 miles2511 nm WSW