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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 54' North
Longitude: 6° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.50 meters/second, 1661.4 km/hour, 1032.3 miles/hour or 897.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.38 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1032.40 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.4"5.89 miwest0° 22' 32.9"25.83 misouth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 52' South
Longitude: 27° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.69 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.7"999.15 miwest0° 10' 36.5"12.15 misouth999.07 mi
24 hours11° 44' 13.9"807.69 mieast4° 06' 14.7"282.06 misouth852.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OwerriSat 12:30 PM58 km36 miles31 nmSoutheast SE
EnuguSat 12:30 PM107 km66 miles58 nmNortheast NE
Port HarcourtSat 12:30 PM125 km78 miles67 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Benin CitySat 12:30 PM130 km81 miles70 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbakalikiSat 12:30 PM161 km100 miles87 nmEast-northeast ENE
UyoSat 12:30 PM165 km103 miles89 nmSoutheast SE
MakurdiSat 12:30 PM285 km177 miles154 nmNortheast NE
MalaboSat 12:30 PM332 km206 miles179 nmSoutheast SE
IbadanSat 12:30 PM351 km218 miles190 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbujaSat 12:30 PM366 km227 miles198 nmNorth N
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