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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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 14:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 36' North, Longitude: 31° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 452.82 meters/second, 1630.2 kilometres/hour, 1012.9 miles/hour or 880.2 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' 00.1"16.88 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1012.79 miWest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 miSouth1012.82 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.6"4.05 miWest0° 19' 46.2"22.65 miSouth23.01 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 51' South, Longitude: 126° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 433.17 meters/second, 1559.4 kilometres/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 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' 25.4"16.15 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.1"968.80 miWest0° 09' 16.4"10.63 miNorth969.18 mi
24 hours13° 32' 25.7"909.41 miEast4° 04' 23.3"279.98 miNorth958.38 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
MindeloMon 1:10 PM856 km532 miles462 nm NE
PraiaMon 1:10 PM913 km567 miles493 nm ENE
DakarMon 2:10 PM1551 km963 miles837 nm E
BanjulMon 2:10 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nm E
BissauMon 2:10 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nm E
NouakchottMon 2:10 PM1784 km1108 miles963 nm ENE
FortalezaMon 11:10 AM1960 km1218 miles1059 nm SSW
ConakryMon 2:10 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nm E
FreetownMon 2:10 PM2061 km1280 miles1113 nm E
RecifeMon 11:10 AM2312 km1437 miles1249 nm S