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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 Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 16:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' North, Longitude: 64° 07' West

The ground speed is currently 446.61 meters/second, 1607.8 kilometres/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 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° 15' 00.1"16.65 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.4"998.82 miWest0° 00' 43.4"0.83 miSouth998.85 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.3"2.50 miWest0° 17' 30.4"20.06 miSouth20.22 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' South, Longitude: 99° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 430.30 meters/second, 1549.1 kilometres/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.4 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' 23.8"16.04 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 23' 57.6"962.36 miWest0° 07' 40.1"8.79 miNorth962.69 mi
24 hours14° 15' 52.2"953.35 miEast3° 31' 58.4"242.87 miNorth990.79 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
CharlestownSat 12:22 PM223 km138 miles120 nm NE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 12:22 PM228 km142 miles123 nm NE
Oranjestad (St. Eust.)Sat 12:22 PM229 km142 miles124 nm NNE
The BottomSat 12:22 PM229 km142 miles124 nm NNE
ChristianstedSat 12:22 PM231 km144 miles125 nm NNW
BradesSat 12:22 PM235 km146 miles127 nm ENE
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 12:22 PM257 km160 miles139 nm E
GustaviaSat 12:22 PM275 km171 miles148 nm NNE
PhilipsburgSat 12:22 PM279 km173 miles150 nm NNE
MarigotSat 12:22 PM281 km175 miles152 nm NNE