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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

UTC time = Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' North, Longitude: 4° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.18 meters/second, 1660.2 km/hour, 1031.6 miles/hour or 896.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.7"1031.59 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1031.61 mi
24 hours0° 05' 05.5"5.84 miWest0° 22' 27.1"25.71 miSouth26.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 35' South, Longitude: 14° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.28 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.3"1004.91 miWest0° 10' 52.6"12.45 miSouth1004.94 mi
24 hours11° 20' 46.4"784.53 miEast4° 18' 58.8"296.58 miSouth837.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Benin CityFri 12:40 PM116 km72 miles63 nmEast E
LagosFri 12:40 PM138 km86 miles75 nmWest W
IbadanFri 12:40 PM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WarriFri 12:40 PM155 km96 miles84 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbeokutaFri 12:40 PM168 km104 miles90 nmNorthwest NW
Porto NovoFri 12:40 PM218 km136 miles118 nmWest W
CotonouFri 12:40 PM238 km148 miles128 nmWest W
AsabaFri 12:40 PM238 km148 miles128 nmEast E
OwerriFri 12:40 PM285 km177 miles154 nmEast-southeast ESE
BohiconFri 12:40 PM295 km183 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW

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