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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 13:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' South, Longitude: 31° 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"1031.74 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.73 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.7"4.67 miWest0° 22' 46.9"26.09 miSouth26.51 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 13:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' North, Longitude: 116° 30' West

The ground speed is currently 426.79 meters/second, 1536.4 kilometres/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 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' 05.7"0.11 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.3"954.44 miWest0° 05' 49.2"6.67 miSouth954.72 mi
24 hours11° 36' 28.1"763.34 miEast2° 43' 57.1"187.90 miSouth791.58 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 11:54 AM271 km168 miles146 nm NNW
NatalMon 10:54 AM397 km246 miles214 nm W
RecifeMon 10:54 AM415 km258 miles224 nm WSW
MaceióMon 10:54 AM592 km368 miles320 nm SW
FortalezaMon 10:54 AM809 km503 miles437 nm WNW
SalvadorMon 10:54 AM1063 km660 miles574 nm SW
BelémMon 10:54 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nm WNW
BrasiliaMon 10:54 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nm WSW
Rio de JaneiroMon 10:54 AM2233 km1387 miles1206 nm SSW
PraiaMon 12:54 PM2499 km1553 miles1350 nm NNE