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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 Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' North, Longitude: 4° 18' 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"17.20 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.7"1031.67 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1031.68 mi
24 hours0° 05' 05.5"5.84 miwest0° 22' 27.1"25.72 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: 13° 52' 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"1004.98 miwest0° 10' 52.6"12.46 misouth1005.01 mi
24 hours11° 20' 47.4"784.60 mieast4° 18' 58.5"296.60 misouth837.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LagosFri 12:40 PM108 km67 miles58 nmWest W
IbadanFri 12:40 PM129 km80 miles70 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbeokutaFri 12:40 PM144 km89 miles78 nmNorthwest NW
Benin CityFri 12:40 PM147 km91 miles79 nmEast E
Porto NovoFri 12:40 PM188 km117 miles101 nmWest W
CotonouFri 12:40 PM207 km128 miles112 nmWest W
BohiconFri 12:40 PM266 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
SavéFri 12:40 PM279 km174 miles151 nmNorthwest NW
OwerriFri 12:40 PM315 km196 miles170 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port HarcourtFri 12:40 PM341 km212 miles184 nmEast-southeast ESE
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