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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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' South, Longitude: 30° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 456.00 meters/second, 1641.6 kilometres/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.4 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"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.1"1019.95 miWest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 miSouth1019.93 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.5"2.71 miWest0° 21' 19.2"24.42 miSouth24.57 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 41° 13' East

The ground speed is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.5 kilometres/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 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' 25.0"15.64 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.6"938.30 miWest0° 04' 23.4"5.03 miNorth938.52 mi
24 hours13° 38' 06.8"887.44 miEast2° 17' 36.8"157.75 miNorth907.39 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
RecifeSat 10:48 AM530 km329 miles286 nm WNW
MaceióSat 10:48 AM550 km341 miles297 nm W
Fernando de NoronhaSat 11:48 AM768 km477 miles415 nm NNW
SalvadorSat 10:48 AM876 km544 miles473 nm WSW
FortalezaSat 10:48 AM1141 km709 miles616 nm NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 10:48 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nm SW
BrasiliaSat 10:48 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nm WSW
BelémSat 10:48 AM2199 km1367 miles1188 nm WNW
São PauloSat 10:48 AM2206 km1371 miles1191 nm SW
JamestownSat 1:48 PM2780 km1728 miles1501 nm ESE