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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, October 8, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' South, Longitude: 26° 39' West

The ground speed is currently 461.25 meters/second, 1660.5 kilometres/hour, 1031.8 miles/hour or 896.6 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"17.20 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1031.75 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.8"4.68 miWest0° 22' 46.9"26.09 miSouth26.51 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 111° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 426.71 meters/second, 1536.2 kilometres/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.5 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"15.91 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.2"954.26 miWest0° 05' 47.4"6.64 miSouth954.54 mi
24 hours11° 36' 31.0"763.25 miEast2° 43' 15.4"187.11 miSouth791.30 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 NoronhaMon 11:34 AM691 km429 miles373 nm WNW
RecifeMon 10:34 AM935 km581 miles505 nm WSW
FortalezaMon 10:34 AM1344 km835 miles726 nm W
SalvadorMon 10:34 AM1501 km933 miles811 nm WSW
FreetownMon 1:34 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nm NE
MonroviaMon 1:34 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nm NE
ConakryMon 1:34 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nm NE
BissauMon 1:34 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nm NNE
PraiaMon 12:34 PM2357 km1465 miles1273 nm N
BanjulMon 1:34 PM2439 km1515 miles1317 nm NNE