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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, April 17, 2013 at 13:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' North, Longitude: 15° 37' West

The ground speed is currently 455.97 meters/second, 1641.5 kilometres/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.3 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 miNorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1019.87 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1019.85 mi
24 hours0° 03' 21.4"3.81 miWest0° 20' 56.2"23.98 miNorth24.28 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' North, Longitude: 66° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 427.77 meters/second, 1540.0 kilometres/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.5 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' 31.6"15.95 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 miSouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.4"956.64 miWest0° 05' 00.4"5.74 miSouth956.88 mi
24 hours11° 15' 20.2"741.24 miEast2° 22' 06.2"162.86 miSouth763.50 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
BissauWed 1:02 PM134 km83 miles72 nm N
BokéWed 1:02 PM149 km92 miles80 nm ENE
BafatáWed 1:02 PM199 km123 miles107 nm NNE
ZiguinchorWed 1:02 PM225 km140 miles121 nm NNW
GabúWed 1:02 PM236 km147 miles128 nm NE
ConakryWed 1:02 PM244 km152 miles132 nm ESE
KindiaWed 1:02 PM309 km192 miles167 nm ESE
FarafenniWed 1:02 PM324 km201 miles175 nm N
BanjulWed 1:02 PM327 km203 miles177 nm NNW
SerekundaWed 1:02 PM330 km205 miles178 nm NNW