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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 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' South, Longitude: 36° 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"1031.73 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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 121° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 426.87 meters/second, 1536.7 kilometres/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 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' 54.6"954.61 miWest0° 05' 51.0"6.71 miSouth954.90 mi
24 hours11° 36' 25.3"763.43 miEast2° 44' 38.6"188.69 miSouth791.87 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
MossoróMon 11:14 AM134 km83 miles72 nm NW
Campina GrandeMon 11:14 AM143 km89 miles77 nm SE
NatalMon 11:14 AM165 km102 miles89 nm ENE
João PessoaMon 11:14 AM221 km137 miles119 nm ESE
CaruaruMon 11:14 AM244 km152 miles132 nm SSE
RecifeMon 11:14 AM284 km176 miles153 nm SE
FortalezaMon 11:14 AM342 km212 miles184 nm NW
MaceióMon 11:14 AM396 km246 miles214 nm SSE
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:14 PM534 km332 miles288 nm ENE
SalvadorMon 11:14 AM779 km484 miles421 nm SSW