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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 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' South, Longitude: 34° 09' West

The ground speed is currently 461.24 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 miSouth1031.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.7"4.67 miWest0° 22' 46.8"26.09 miSouth26.50 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 05' North, Longitude: 118° 55' West

The ground speed is currently 426.83 meters/second, 1536.6 kilometres/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 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' 30.8"15.91 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.4"954.52 miWest0° 05' 50.1"6.69 miSouth954.81 mi
24 hours11° 36' 26.7"763.38 miEast2° 44' 17.9"188.30 miSouth791.73 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
NatalMon 11:04 AM125 km77 miles67 nm WNW
João PessoaMon 11:04 AM132 km82 miles72 nm SW
Campina GrandeMon 11:04 AM224 km139 miles121 nm WSW
RecifeMon 11:04 AM224 km139 miles121 nm SSW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:04 PM320 km199 miles173 nm NE
MaceióMon 11:04 AM422 km262 miles228 nm SSW
FortalezaMon 11:04 AM556 km345 miles300 nm WNW
SalvadorMon 11:04 AM890 km553 miles481 nm SSW
BelémMon 11:04 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nm WNW
BrasiliaMon 11:04 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nm SW