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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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 50' South, Longitude: 62° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 430.63 meters/second, 1550.3 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"962.92 miWest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 miSouth962.90 mi
24 hours0° 05' 43.2"6.13 miEast0° 09' 00.8"10.34 miSouth12.01 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 38° 37' East

The ground speed is currently 429.23 meters/second, 1545.2 kilometres/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 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' 25.7"16.00 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 48.3"959.90 miWest0° 07' 06.5"8.15 miSouth959.65 mi
24 hours14° 02' 56.2"934.55 miEast2° 21' 35.2"162.28 miSouth942.86 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
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 11:40 AM267 km166 miles144 nm NNE
Port LouisSun 11:40 AM529 km329 miles286 nm WNW
Saint-PierreSun 11:40 AM705 km438 miles381 nm W
Saint-DenisSun 11:40 AM714 km444 miles386 nm W
Saint-PaulSun 11:40 AM730 km454 miles394 nm W
AntananarivoSun 10:40 AM1572 km976 miles849 nm W
Diego GarciaSun 1:40 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nm NE
VictoriaSun 11:40 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nm NNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:40 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nm SE
MoroniSun 10:40 AM2313 km1437 miles1249 nm WNW