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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, November 2, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 14° 06' 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"1002.74 miWest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 miSouth1002.71 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miWest0° 18' 44.8"21.48 miSouth21.48 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' South, Longitude: 27° 07' West

The ground speed is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 kilometres/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 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' 28.4"16.36 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.1"981.45 miWest0° 09' 32.1"10.92 miSouth981.23 mi
24 hours13° 00' 30.6"882.20 miEast3° 30' 33.5"241.24 miSouth908.82 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
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Sat 12:40 PM771 km479 miles416 nm N
JamestownSat 12:40 PM907 km564 miles490 nm E
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nm N
RecifeSat 9:40 AM2390 km1485 miles1290 nm WNW
AbidjanSat 12:40 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nm NNE
FreetownSat 12:40 PM2588 km1608 miles1397 nm N
YamoussoukroSat 12:40 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nm NNE
SalvadorSat 9:40 AM2642 km1641 miles1426 nm W
ConakrySat 12:40 PM2699 km1677 miles1457 nm N
AccraSat 12:40 PM2732 km1697 miles1475 nm NE