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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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' North, Longitude: 20° 32' West

The ground speed is currently 461.60 meters/second, 1661.7 kilometres/hour, 1032.6 miles/hour or 897.3 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"17.21 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.53 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miSouth1032.54 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.4"5.93 miWest0° 22' 34.3"25.85 miSouth26.52 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 124° 24' West

The ground speed is currently 420.47 meters/second, 1513.7 kilometres/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 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' 30.9"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.0"940.24 miWest0° 02' 46.8"3.19 miNorth940.10 mi
24 hours11° 41' 34.4"757.45 miEast0° 40' 04.9"45.96 miNorth757.17 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
ConakryFri 1:20 PM858 km533 miles463 nm ENE
FreetownFri 1:20 PM860 km534 miles464 nm ENE
BissauFri 1:20 PM865 km537 miles467 nm NE
ZiguinchorFri 1:20 PM885 km550 miles478 nm NNE
BokéFri 1:20 PM893 km555 miles482 nm NE
SerekundaFri 1:20 PM946 km588 miles511 nm NNE
BanjulFri 1:20 PM953 km592 miles514 nm NNE
BafatáFri 1:20 PM957 km595 miles517 nm NE
KindiaFri 1:20 PM968 km602 miles523 nm ENE
MakeniFri 1:20 PM998 km620 miles539 nm ENE