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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 Monday, December 2, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 05' South, Longitude: 177° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 429.89 meters/second, 1547.6 kilometres/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 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"16.03 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.1"961.24 miWest0° 00' 21.2"0.41 miSouth961.22 mi
24 hours0° 05' 58.6"6.39 miEast0° 08' 18.2"9.52 miSouth11.47 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' South, Longitude: 177° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 420.21 meters/second, 1512.7 kilometres/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.8 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' 23.0"15.67 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 05.9"939.68 miWest0° 02' 20.6"2.69 miSouth939.57 mi
24 hours14° 53' 01.2"972.24 miEast0° 16' 59.5"19.48 miSouth971.59 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
NukualofaTue 12:40 PM268 km166 miles145 nm ENE
PangaiTue 12:40 PM419 km261 miles226 nm NE
NeiafuTue 12:40 PM534 km332 miles288 nm NE
Suva *Tue 12:40 PM605 km376 miles327 nm NW
Levuka *Tue 12:40 PM615 km382 miles332 nm NW
Labasa *Tue 12:40 PM703 km437 miles380 nm NNW
Nadi *Tue 12:40 PM707 km439 miles382 nm NW
Lautoka *Tue 12:40 PM719 km446 miles388 nm NW
AlofiMon 12:40 PM866 km538 miles468 nm ENE
Mata-UtuTue 11:40 AM984 km611 miles531 nm N