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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 11° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 448.35 meters/second, 1614.1 kilometres/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 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"16.72 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.2"1002.75 miWest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 miSouth1002.72 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miWest0° 18' 45.0"21.49 miSouth21.49 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' South, Longitude: 24° 42' West

The ground speed is currently 438.88 meters/second, 1580.0 kilometres/hour, 981.8 miles/hour or 853.1 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' 28.4"16.36 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.8"981.55 miWest0° 09' 32.6"10.93 miSouth981.34 mi
24 hours13° 00' 12.8"881.95 miEast3° 30' 50.6"241.57 miSouth908.66 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 12:30 PM642 km399 miles347 nm E
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Sat 12:30 PM829 km515 miles448 nm NNW
MonroviaSat 12:30 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nm N
AbidjanSat 12:30 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nm NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:30 PM2501 km1554 miles1350 nm NNE
AccraSat 12:30 PM2587 km1607 miles1397 nm NNE
FreetownSat 12:30 PM2592 km1610 miles1399 nm N
São ToméSat 12:30 PM2629 km1633 miles1419 nm NE
RecifeSat 9:30 AM2650 km1646 miles1431 nm WNW
ConakrySat 12:30 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nm N