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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, September 22, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 28° 52' West

The ground speed is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 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"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.1"6.05 miWest0° 23' 21.4"26.75 miSouth27.43 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 57° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 416.53 meters/second, 1499.5 kilometres/hour, 931.7 miles/hour or 809.7 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' 24.8"15.53 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miNorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.4"931.45 miWest0° 01' 57.7"2.25 miNorth931.55 mi
24 hours13° 49' 34.5"893.44 miEast1° 23' 10.4"95.36 miNorth902.52 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
Fernando de NoronhaSat 11:48 AM584 km363 miles315 nm SW
RecifeSat 10:48 AM1116 km694 miles603 nm SW
FortalezaSat 10:48 AM1152 km716 miles622 nm WSW
PraiaSat 12:48 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nm NNE
SalvadorSat 10:48 AM1787 km1111 miles965 nm SW
BissauSat 1:48 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nm NE
FreetownSat 1:48 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nm ENE
ConakrySat 1:48 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nm ENE
BanjulSat 1:48 PM2011 km1249 miles1086 nm NE
DakarSat 1:48 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nm NE