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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 14:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' South, Longitude: 46° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.8 kilometres/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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"16.71 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1002.61 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.58 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miEast0° 18' 43.6"21.46 miSouth21.46 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' South, Longitude: 58° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 438.22 meters/second, 1577.6 kilometres/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.8 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' 28.1"16.34 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.3"980.07 miWest0° 09' 24.5"10.78 miSouth979.85 mi
24 hours13° 04' 21.7"885.47 miEast3° 26' 47.8"236.94 miSouth910.77 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
Brasilia *Sat 12:50 PM168 km104 miles91 nm SW
Goiânia *Sat 12:50 PM344 km214 miles186 nm SW
Barra do GarçasSat 11:50 AM617 km383 miles333 nm W
Belo Horizonte *Sat 12:50 PM621 km386 miles335 nm SSE
SalvadorSat 11:50 AM903 km561 miles488 nm ENE
São Paulo *Sat 12:50 PM955 km593 miles516 nm S
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:50 PM961 km597 miles519 nm SSE
RecifeSat 11:50 AM1485 km923 miles802 nm ENE
BelémSat 11:50 AM1504 km935 miles812 nm N
FortalezaSat 11:50 AM1522 km946 miles822 nm NE