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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 Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 40' South, Longitude: 24° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 kilometres/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 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' 00.0"16.73 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1003.81 miWest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 miSouth1003.78 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.5"0.21 miWest0° 18' 54.8"21.67 miSouth21.67 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 173° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 420.24 meters/second, 1512.9 kilometres/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.9 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"15.67 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miNorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"939.72 miWest0° 01' 47.0"2.04 miNorth939.64 mi
24 hours11° 39' 23.2"754.73 miEast0° 16' 09.1"18.52 miNorth754.28 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
RecifeThu 10:20 AM1386 km861 miles748 nm WNW
SalvadorThu 10:20 AM1566 km973 miles845 nm W
JamestownThu 1:20 PM1979 km1229 miles1068 nm E
FortalezaThu 10:20 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nm NW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 11:20 AM2209 km1372 miles1193 nm WSW
Brasilia *Thu 11:20 AM2557 km1589 miles1381 nm W
São Paulo *Thu 11:20 AM2563 km1592 miles1384 nm WSW
MonroviaThu 1:20 PM2745 km1706 miles1482 nm NNE
FreetownThu 1:20 PM2827 km1757 miles1527 nm NNE
ConakryThu 1:20 PM2909 km1807 miles1571 nm NNE