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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 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 151° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 kilometres/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 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"1002.18 miWest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 miSouth1002.15 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.3"0.08 miEast0° 18' 39.2"21.38 miSouth21.38 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' South, Longitude: 159° 44' West

The ground speed is currently 436.19 meters/second, 1570.3 kilometres/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 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"16.26 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.0"975.50 miWest0° 08' 57.9"10.27 miSouth975.26 mi
24 hours13° 16' 41.6"895.74 miEast3° 13' 38.5"221.88 miSouth916.79 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
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sat 11:50 AM166 km103 miles90 nm S
PapeeteSat 11:50 AM354 km220 miles191 nm SE
RarotongaSat 11:50 AM1105 km687 miles597 nm SW
KiritimatiSun 11:50 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nm NNW
AlofiSat 10:50 AM2000 km1242 miles1080 nm WSW
Apia *Sun 11:50 AM2178 km1353 miles1176 nm W
FakaofoSun 10:50 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nm WNW
AdamstownSat 1:50 PM2505 km1556 miles1352 nm ESE
NukualofaSun 10:50 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nm WSW
Baker IslandSat 9:50 AM3213 km1996 miles1735 nm WNW