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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 15, 2012 at 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 46' South, Longitude: 0° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 458.52 meters/second, 1650.7 kilometres/hour, 1025.7 miles/hour or 891.3 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"17.09 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1025.60 miWest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 miSouth1025.58 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.0"3.61 miWest0° 22' 03.4"25.26 miSouth25.52 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 25' South, Longitude: 1° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 437.80 meters/second, 1576.1 kilometres/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 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' 26.3"16.32 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 24.7"979.11 miWest0° 11' 14.9"12.89 miSouth978.87 mi
24 hours13° 45' 01.5"932.35 miEast4° 07' 47.2"283.90 miSouth967.34 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
JamestownMon 11:48 AM969 km602 miles523 nm SW
São ToméMon 11:48 AM1292 km803 miles698 nm NE
LibrevilleMon 12:48 PM1504 km935 miles812 nm NE
LuandaMon 12:48 PM1519 km944 miles820 nm E
AccraMon 11:48 AM1583 km984 miles855 nm N
AbidjanMon 11:48 AM1604 km997 miles866 nm NNW
LoméMon 11:48 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nm N
Porto NovoMon 12:48 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nm NNE
MalaboMon 12:48 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nm NE
LagosMon 12:48 PM1739 km1080 miles939 nm NNE