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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.

## September Equinox 2012

= 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 14:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 43° 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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 43° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 416.64 meters/second, 1499.9 kilometres/hour, 932.0 miles/hour or 809.9 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' 02.0"0.04 miNorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.7"931.70 miWest0° 02' 06.0"2.41 miNorth931.81 mi
24 hours13° 48' 21.0"892.32 miEast1° 26' 13.9"98.87 miNorth901.91 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
BelémSat 11:48 AM537 km334 miles290 nm WSW
FortalezaSat 11:48 AM723 km449 miles390 nm SE
CayenneSat 11:48 AM1088 km676 miles588 nm WNW
RecifeSat 11:48 AM1335 km830 miles721 nm SE
ParamariboSat 11:48 AM1411 km877 miles762 nm WNW
SalvadorSat 11:48 AM1554 km965 miles839 nm SSE
GeorgetownSat 10:48 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nm WNW
BrasiliaSat 11:48 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nm SSW
ManausSat 10:48 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nm W
BridgetownSat 10:48 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nm NW