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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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' South, Longitude: 22° 51' West

The ground speed is currently 462.42 meters/second, 1664.7 kilometres/hour, 1034.4 miles/hour or 898.9 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"17.24 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.4"1034.39 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.38 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.18 miWest0° 23' 03.6"26.41 miSouth26.91 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 154° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 422.19 meters/second, 1519.9 kilometres/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 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' 31.1"15.74 miWest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 miNorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.5"944.10 miWest0° 03' 26.6"3.95 miNorth943.94 mi
24 hours11° 35' 49.7"754.16 miEast0° 56' 39.3"64.96 miNorth754.68 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
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Thu 1:20 PM1002 km623 miles541 nm ESE
RecifeThu 10:20 AM1385 km861 miles748 nm WSW
FortalezaThu 10:20 AM1742 km1083 miles941 nm W
FreetownThu 1:20 PM1802 km1119 miles973 nm NE
MonroviaThu 1:20 PM1805 km1122 miles975 nm NE
ConakryThu 1:20 PM1864 km1158 miles1007 nm NNE
SalvadorThu 10:20 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nm WSW
BissauThu 1:20 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nm NNE
BanjulThu 1:20 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nm NNE
PraiaThu 12:20 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nm N