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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 Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 08' South, Longitude: 1° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 456.70 meters/second, 1644.1 kilometres/hour, 1021.6 miles/hour or 887.8 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"17.03 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1021.52 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miSouth1021.50 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.3"3.00 miWest0° 21' 30.8"24.65 miSouth24.83 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' North, Longitude: 172° 43' West

The ground speed is currently 437.58 meters/second, 1575.3 kilometres/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.6 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' 30.2"16.31 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.4"978.65 miWest0° 08' 20.0"9.55 miNorth978.43 mi
24 hours11° 55' 48.3"805.00 miEast2° 58' 41.8"204.76 miNorth825.70 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
JamestownSat 11:38 AM1032 km641 miles557 nm SW
LuandaSat 12:38 PM1270 km789 miles686 nm E
São ToméSat 11:38 AM1283 km797 miles693 nm NNE
LibrevilleSat 12:38 PM1444 km897 miles780 nm NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:38 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nm ENE
KinshasaSat 12:38 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nm ENE
MalaboSat 12:38 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nm NNE
AccraSat 11:38 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nm N
LoméSat 11:38 AM1799 km1118 miles972 nm N
AbidjanSat 11:38 AM1824 km1134 miles985 nm NNW