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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 21° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 448.18 meters/second, 1613.4 kilometres/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 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"16.71 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1002.35 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.32 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miEast0° 18' 40.4"21.40 miSouth21.40 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 159° 00' West

The ground speed is currently 419.44 meters/second, 1510.0 kilometres/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.3 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' 30.7"15.64 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"937.94 miWest0° 00' 31.1"0.60 miSouth937.97 mi
24 hours11° 38' 52.1"752.82 miEast0° 39' 09.1"44.89 miSouth755.77 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
JamestownFri 1:08 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nm E
RecifeFri 10:08 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nm WNW
SalvadorFri 10:08 AM1890 km1174 miles1021 nm W
FortalezaFri 10:08 AM2279 km1416 miles1231 nm WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:08 AM2484 km1544 miles1341 nm WSW
MonroviaFri 1:08 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nm NNE
FreetownFri 1:08 PM2736 km1700 miles1477 nm NNE
ConakryFri 1:08 PM2828 km1757 miles1527 nm NNE
São Paulo *Fri 11:08 AM2841 km1765 miles1534 nm WSW
Brasilia *Fri 11:08 AM2874 km1786 miles1552 nm W