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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' North, Longitude: 3° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.31 meters/second, 1653.5 km/hour, 1027.4 miles/hour or 892.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1027.46 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 minorth1027.44 mi
24 hours0° 03' 56.5"4.50 miwest0° 22' 03.8"25.27 minorth25.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 34' North, Longitude: 3° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.68 meters/second, 1590.0 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.3"987.91 miwest0° 09' 24.9"10.79 minorth987.72 mi
24 hours11° 23' 11.7"774.34 mieast3° 28' 41.0"239.10 minorth805.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SavéWed 12:48 PM61 km38 miles33 nmWest W
AbeokutaWed 12:48 PM110 km69 miles60 nmSouth-southeast SSE
IbadanWed 12:48 PM125 km78 miles68 nmSoutheast SE
ParakouWed 12:48 PM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BohiconWed 12:48 PM149 km92 miles80 nmSouthwest SW
Porto NovoWed 12:48 PM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LagosWed 12:48 PM186 km116 miles100 nmSouth S
CotonouWed 12:48 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AtakpaméWed 11:48 AM220 km137 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
SokodéWed 11:48 AM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
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