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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, September 24, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' South, Longitude: 44° 02' West

The ground speed is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.0 kilometres/hour, 1037.7 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' 12.9"1037.71 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.71 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.0"5.98 miWest0° 23' 21.7"26.75 miSouth27.41 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 24, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 70° 19' East

The ground speed is currently 428.05 meters/second, 1541.0 kilometres/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.1 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' 27.7"15.96 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miNorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 27' 46.3"957.30 miWest0° 07' 39.0"8.77 miNorth957.66 mi
24 hours12° 34' 32.4"832.43 miEast3° 26' 34.9"236.73 miNorth872.22 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
São LuisMon 11:48 AM196 km122 miles106 nm S
BelémMon 11:48 AM499 km310 miles269 nm W
FortalezaMon 11:48 AM695 km432 miles375 nm ESE
CayenneMon 11:48 AM1118 km695 miles604 nm NW
RecifeMon 11:48 AM1294 km804 miles699 nm SE
ParamariboMon 11:48 AM1436 km892 miles775 nm WNW
SalvadorMon 11:48 AM1482 km921 miles800 nm SSE
BrasiliaMon 11:48 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nm SSW
GeorgetownMon 10:48 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nm WNW
ManausMon 10:48 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nm W