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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, August 13, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' North, Longitude: 29° 48' West

The ground speed is currently 449.36 meters/second, 1617.7 kilometres/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 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"16.75 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.8"1005.01 miWest0° 00' 46.0"0.88 miSouth1005.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 49.6"3.16 miWest0° 18' 33.9"21.27 miSouth21.51 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 13, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 80° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 419.26 meters/second, 1509.3 kilometres/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 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' 29.8"15.63 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.1"937.53 miWest0° 03' 00.1"3.44 miSouth937.69 mi
24 hours12° 03' 20.0"779.68 miEast1° 40' 39.3"115.40 miSouth792.33 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
MindeloMon 1:04 PM584 km363 miles315 nm ENE
PraiaMon 1:04 PM680 km423 miles367 nm E
Santa MariaMon 1:04 PM778 km483 miles420 nm ENE
DakarMon 2:04 PM1334 km829 miles720 nm E
BanjulMon 2:04 PM1434 km891 miles774 nm E
NouakchottMon 2:04 PM1532 km952 miles827 nm ENE
BissauMon 2:04 PM1567 km974 miles846 nm E
ConakryMon 2:04 PM1834 km1140 miles990 nm ESE
FreetownMon 2:04 PM1922 km1195 miles1038 nm ESE
El AaiúnMon 2:04 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nm NE