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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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' South, Longitude: 23° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 449.47 meters/second, 1618.1 kilometres/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.7 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' 00.0"16.76 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.2"1005.27 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.24 mi
24 hours0° 00' 23.7"0.44 miWest0° 19' 09.0"21.94 miSouth21.95 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' North, Longitude: 175° 21' East

The ground speed is currently 423.58 meters/second, 1524.9 kilometres/hour, 947.5 miles/hour or 823.4 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' 31.3"15.79 miWest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 miNorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.5"947.22 miWest0° 04' 01.3"4.61 miNorth947.03 mi
24 hours348° 26' 09.0"754.41 miWest1° 11' 07.1"81.54 miNorth756.01 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
RecifeWed 10:18 AM1416 km880 miles765 nm WNW
SalvadorWed 10:18 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nm W
JamestownWed 1:18 PM1929 km1198 miles1041 nm E
FortalezaWed 10:18 AM2016 km1253 miles1088 nm NW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 11:18 AM2273 km1413 miles1228 nm WSW
Brasilia *Wed 11:18 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nm W
São Paulo *Wed 11:18 AM2627 km1632 miles1419 nm WSW
MonroviaWed 1:18 PM2686 km1669 miles1450 nm NNE
FreetownWed 1:18 PM2772 km1722 miles1497 nm NNE
ConakryWed 1:18 PM2855 km1774 miles1541 nm NNE