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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, March 1, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' South, Longitude: 166° 56' West

The ground speed is currently 460.13 meters/second, 1656.5 kilometres/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.4 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' 00.1"17.15 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.24 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1029.26 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.2"3.46 miWest0° 22' 55.6"26.26 miNorth26.49 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 57' South, Longitude: 160° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 kilometres/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 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"16.67 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 27' 46.4"1000.27 miWest0° 12' 00.9"13.76 miNorth1000.39 mi
24 hours12° 45' 15.8"882.11 miEast4° 44' 00.7"325.23 miNorth939.78 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
FakaofoSun 12:20 PM521 km324 miles281 nm WSW
RawakiSun 12:20 PM578 km359 miles312 nm NW
AtafuSun 12:20 PM630 km391 miles340 nm WSW
Kanton IslandSun 12:20 PM725 km450 miles391 nm NW
Pago PagoSat 12:20 PM872 km542 miles471 nm SSW
Apia *Sun 1:20 PM893 km555 miles482 nm SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:20 PM915 km568 miles494 nm SW
AlofiSat 12:20 PM1337 km831 miles722 nm SSW
Baker IslandSat 11:20 AM1347 km837 miles727 nm NW
KiritimatiSun 1:20 PM1474 km916 miles796 nm NE