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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, August 16, 2014 at 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' North, Longitude: 156° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 451.11 meters/second, 1624.0 kilometres/hour, 1009.1 miles/hour or 876.9 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"16.82 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.82 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.9"1008.95 miWest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 miSouth1008.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.4"3.61 miWest0° 19' 11.2"21.98 miSouth22.28 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' North, Longitude: 102° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 433.32 meters/second, 1559.9 kilometres/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 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' 29.1"16.15 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 29' 14.6"969.11 miWest0° 06' 36.5"7.57 miNorth968.89 mi
24 hours12° 15' 23.2"819.91 miEast2° 13' 44.4"153.27 miNorth829.78 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
HonoluluSat 12:30 PM875 km544 miles472 nm N
KiritimatiSun 12:30 PM1293 km804 miles698 nm S
Baker IslandSat 10:30 AM2656 km1650 miles1434 nm WSW
MidwaySat 11:30 AM2710 km1684 miles1463 nm NW
FakaofoSun 11:30 AM3011 km1871 miles1626 nm SSW
ApiaSun 11:30 AM3466 km2153 miles1871 nm SSW
PapeeteSat 12:30 PM3517 km2186 miles1899 nm SSE
MajuroSun 10:30 AM3592 km2232 miles1939 nm W
TarawaSun 10:30 AM3622 km2251 miles1956 nm WSW
FunafutiSun 10:30 AM3632 km2257 miles1961 nm SW