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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 14:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' South, Longitude: 35° 39' 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' 04.6"4.67 miWest0° 22' 46.8"26.09 miSouth26.50 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 120° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 426.85 meters/second, 1536.7 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"954.58 miWest0° 05' 50.7"6.70 miSouth954.87 mi
24 hours11° 36' 25.8"763.41 miEast2° 44' 30.3"188.54 miSouth791.81 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 11:10 AM64 km40 miles34 nm NE
Campina GrandeMon 11:10 AM118 km74 miles64 nm SSW
João PessoaMon 11:10 AM134 km83 miles72 nm SE
MossoróMon 11:10 AM218 km135 miles117 nm WNW
RecifeMon 11:10 AM224 km139 miles121 nm SSE
CaruaruMon 11:10 AM235 km146 miles127 nm S
MaceióMon 11:10 AM384 km238 miles207 nm S
FortalezaMon 11:10 AM418 km260 miles226 nm NW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:10 PM440 km273 miles238 nm NE
SalvadorMon 11:10 AM814 km506 miles440 nm SSW