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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 16° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 448.34 meters/second, 1614.0 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"1002.73 miWest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 miSouth1002.70 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miWest0° 18' 44.8"21.48 miSouth21.48 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 24' South, Longitude: 29° 32' West

The ground speed is currently 438.79 meters/second, 1579.6 kilometres/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 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' 19.2"981.34 miWest0° 09' 31.5"10.91 miSouth981.13 mi
24 hours13° 00' 48.5"882.46 miEast3° 30' 16.4"240.92 miSouth908.97 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 12:50 PM807 km501 miles436 nm NNE
JamestownSat 12:50 PM1174 km729 miles634 nm E
RecifeSat 9:50 AM2133 km1326 miles1152 nm WNW
SalvadorSat 9:50 AM2373 km1474 miles1281 nm W
MonroviaSat 12:50 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nm NNE
FreetownSat 12:50 PM2613 km1623 miles1411 nm N
AbidjanSat 12:50 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nm NNE
FortalezaSat 9:50 AM2702 km1679 miles1459 nm WNW
YamoussoukroSat 12:50 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nm NNE
ConakrySat 12:50 PM2718 km1689 miles1467 nm N