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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 15:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 50' South, Longitude: 60° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 458.44 meters/second, 1650.4 kilometres/hour, 1025.5 miles/hour or 891.1 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' 08.0"1025.43 miWest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 miSouth1025.41 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.6"3.58 miWest0° 22' 02.1"25.24 miSouth25.49 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 10' South, Longitude: 59° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 436.48 meters/second, 1571.3 kilometres/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 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' 26.1"16.27 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.1"976.15 miWest0° 10' 57.9"12.56 miSouth975.89 mi
24 hours13° 51' 27.4"937.08 miEast3° 59' 12.4"274.09 miSouth968.85 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
Porto VelhoMon 11:48 AM362 km225 miles196 nm W
ManausMon 11:48 AM635 km394 miles343 nm N
RiberaltaMon 11:48 AM647 km402 miles349 nm WSW
Rio BrancoMon 11:48 AM805 km500 miles435 nm W
La PazMon 11:48 AM1180 km733 miles637 nm SW
SucreMon 11:48 AM1237 km769 miles668 nm SSW
BelémMon 12:48 PM1571 km976 miles848 nm ENE
BrasiliaMon 12:48 PM1581 km982 miles854 nm ESE
ParamariboMon 12:48 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nm NNE
GeorgetownMon 11:48 AM1750 km1088 miles945 nm N