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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 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' North, Longitude: 44° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 452.84 meters/second, 1630.2 kilometres/hour, 1013.0 miles/hour or 880.3 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"16.88 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1012.84 miWest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 miSouth1012.87 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.9"4.05 miWest0° 19' 46.8"22.66 miSouth23.02 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 44' South, Longitude: 114° 43' East

The ground speed is currently 433.43 meters/second, 1560.4 kilometres/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 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' 25.4"16.16 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.8"969.39 miWest0° 09' 20.9"10.71 miNorth969.77 mi
24 hours13° 31' 17.4"908.64 miEast4° 05' 51.0"281.65 miNorth958.09 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
CayenneMon 12:00 Noon1238 km769 miles668 nm SW
ParamariboMon 12:00 Noon1426 km886 miles770 nm WSW
BelémMon 12:00 Noon1625 km1010 miles877 nm SSW
GeorgetownMon 11:00 AM1668 km1037 miles901 nm WSW
BridgetownMon 11:00 AM1684 km1047 miles910 nm W
CastriesMon 11:00 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nm W
Fort-de-FranceMon 11:00 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nm W
KingstownMon 11:00 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nm W
RoseauMon 11:00 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nm W
FortalezaMon 12:00 Noon1907 km1185 miles1030 nm SSE