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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, October 7, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' South, Longitude: 36° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 461.56 meters/second, 1661.6 kilometres/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 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"17.21 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1032.46 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miSouth1032.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.4"4.81 miWest0° 22' 51.5"26.18 miSouth26.62 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' North, Longitude: 133° 00' West

The ground speed is currently 422.03 meters/second, 1519.3 kilometres/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 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' 30.7"15.73 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miSouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.6"943.75 miWest0° 03' 36.5"4.14 miSouth943.94 mi
24 hours11° 40' 07.7"758.90 miEast1° 52' 40.5"129.17 miSouth774.10 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
MossoróSun 11:14 AM109 km67 miles59 nm NW
NatalSun 11:14 AM152 km94 miles82 nm E
Campina GrandeSun 11:14 AM176 km109 miles95 nm SSE
João PessoaSun 11:14 AM237 km148 miles128 nm SE
RecifeSun 11:14 AM311 km193 miles168 nm SE
FortalezaSun 11:14 AM314 km195 miles170 nm NW
MaceióSun 11:14 AM436 km271 miles235 nm SSE
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:14 PM508 km316 miles274 nm ENE
SalvadorSun 11:14 AM822 km510 miles444 nm SSW
BelémSun 11:14 AM1406 km873 miles759 nm WNW