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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 00' South, Longitude: 4° 55' West

The ground speed is currently 462.17 meters/second, 1663.8 kilometres/hour, 1033.9 miles/hour or 898.4 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"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1033.83 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.0"5.07 miWest0° 23' 00.2"26.35 miSouth26.83 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 125° 56' West

The ground speed is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.3 kilometres/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 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' 30.8"15.64 miWest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.9"938.15 miWest0° 01' 16.7"1.47 miNorth938.09 mi
24 hours11° 41' 18.5"755.59 miEast0° 03' 47.0"4.34 miNorth755.44 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
AbidjanFri 12:08 PM1146 km712 miles619 nm N
JamestownFri 12:08 PM1211 km753 miles654 nm S
AccraFri 12:08 PM1279 km795 miles690 nm NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:08 PM1308 km813 miles706 nm N
LoméFri 12:08 PM1408 km875 miles760 nm NNE
MonroviaFri 12:08 PM1412 km877 miles762 nm NNW
São ToméFri 12:08 PM1424 km885 miles769 nm ENE
Porto NovoFri 1:08 PM1522 km946 miles822 nm NNE
LagosFri 1:08 PM1565 km972 miles845 nm NE
LibrevilleFri 1:08 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nm ENE