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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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' South, Longitude: 28° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 463.93 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' 13.0"1037.79 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.79 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.3"6.02 miWest0° 23' 21.7"26.75 miSouth27.42 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' South, Longitude: 71° 32' East

The ground speed is currently 420.83 meters/second, 1515.0 kilometres/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 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' 26.1"15.69 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 miNorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.9"941.11 miWest0° 05' 01.3"5.76 miNorth941.37 mi
24 hours13° 15' 21.1"864.26 miEast2° 30' 52.6"172.95 miNorth887.69 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 NoronhaSun 11:48 AM546 km339 miles295 nm SW
RecifeSun 10:48 AM1076 km669 miles581 nm SW
FortalezaSun 10:48 AM1128 km701 miles609 nm WSW
SalvadorSun 10:48 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nm SW
PraiaSun 12:48 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nm NNE
FreetownSun 1:48 PM1999 km1242 miles1080 nm ENE
BissauSun 1:48 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nm NE
ConakrySun 1:48 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nm ENE
BanjulSun 1:48 PM2049 km1273 miles1107 nm NE
DakarSun 1:48 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nm NE