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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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 50' South, Longitude: 77° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 430.65 meters/second, 1550.4 kilometres/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 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° 14' 59.7"16.06 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.8"962.96 miWest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 miSouth962.94 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.9"6.12 miEast0° 09' 01.8"10.36 miSouth12.03 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 53° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 429.53 meters/second, 1546.3 kilometres/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 834.9 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' 25.9"16.01 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.3"960.56 miWest0° 07' 12.2"8.26 miSouth960.31 mi
24 hours14° 01' 04.1"933.04 miEast2° 24' 12.6"165.28 miSouth941.83 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
Diego GarciaSun 12:40 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nm NNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:40 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nm S
Port LouisSun 10:40 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nm W
Saint-DenisSun 10:40 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nm W
MaleSun 11:40 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nm N
VictoriaSun 10:40 AM3026 km1880 miles1634 nm NW
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 11:40 AM3116 km1936 miles1683 nm S
AntananarivoSun 9:40 AM3116 km1936 miles1683 nm W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:10 PM3190 km1982 miles1722 nm N
JakartaSun 1:40 PM3622 km2251 miles1956 nm ENE