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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 parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 44' North, Longitude: 3° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.72 meters/second, 1655.0 km/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.38 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 minorth1028.36 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.7"4.59 miwest0° 22' 12.0"25.43 minorth25.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 33' North, Longitude: 8° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.40 meters/second, 1607.1 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"998.54 miwest0° 10' 34.8"12.12 minorth998.43 mi
24 hours11° 18' 23.1"777.04 mieast4° 01' 23.9"276.51 minorth821.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbeokutaTue 12:48 PM70 km43 miles38 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SavéTue 12:48 PM76 km47 miles41 nmWest-northwest WNW
IbadanTue 12:48 PM97 km60 miles52 nmEast-southeast ESE
BohiconTue 12:48 PM130 km81 miles70 nmWest-southwest WSW
LagosTue 12:48 PM144 km90 miles78 nmSouth S
Porto NovoTue 12:48 PM148 km92 miles80 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CotonouTue 12:48 PM168 km105 miles91 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParakouTue 12:48 PM184 km115 miles100 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AtakpaméTue 11:48 AM220 km136 miles119 nmWest W
SokodéTue 11:48 AM256 km159 miles138 nmWest-northwest WNW
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