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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= 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, February 15, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 29' South, Longitude: 34° 58' West

The ground speed is currently 452.95 meters/second, 1630.6 kilometres/hour, 1013.2 miles/hour or 880.5 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"16.89 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.89 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.0"1013.09 miWest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 miNorth1013.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 54.0"1.01 miWest0° 20' 49.3"23.85 miNorth23.88 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 45' North, Longitude: 25° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 436.52 meters/second, 1571.5 kilometres/hour, 976.5 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' 31.7"16.27 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.6"976.28 miWest0° 08' 11.9"9.39 miNorth976.04 mi
24 hours11° 18' 26.8"759.78 miEast2° 56' 03.8"201.76 miNorth781.19 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
MaceióFri 11:34 AM325 km202 miles175 nm NNW
SalvadorFri 11:34 AM385 km239 miles208 nm W
RecifeFri 11:34 AM490 km304 miles264 nm N
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:34 PM995 km618 miles537 nm NNE
FortalezaFri 11:34 AM1044 km649 miles564 nm NNW
Brasilia *Fri 12:34 PM1441 km895 miles778 nm WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:34 PM1450 km901 miles783 nm SW
São Paulo *Fri 12:34 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nm SW
BelémFri 11:34 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nm NW
CayenneFri 11:34 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nm NW