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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 161° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 448.08 meters/second, 1613.1 kilometres/hour, 1002.3 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"1002.13 miWest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 miSouth1002.10 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miEast0° 18' 38.7"21.37 miSouth21.37 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' South, Longitude: 169° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 kilometres/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 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' 27.5"16.25 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.1"975.06 miWest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 miSouth974.82 mi
24 hours13° 17' 51.3"896.69 miEast3° 12' 18.5"220.36 miSouth917.34 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
RarotongaSat 12:30 PM714 km444 miles385 nm SSE
Pago PagoSat 11:30 AM984 km611 miles531 nm W
AlofiSat 11:30 AM991 km616 miles535 nm WSW
Apia *Sun 12:30 PM1104 km686 miles596 nm W
FakaofoSun 11:30 AM1217 km757 miles657 nm WNW
PapeeteSat 12:30 PM1316 km818 miles711 nm ESE
NukualofaSun 11:30 AM1589 km988 miles858 nm WSW
KiritimatiSun 12:30 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nm NNE
Suva *Sun 11:30 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nm WSW
FunafutiSun 10:30 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nm WNW