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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 = Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' North, Longitude: 6° 60' 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"1032.31 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miSouth1032.32 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.4"5.89 miWest0° 22' 32.9"25.82 miSouth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 52' South, Longitude: 27° 55' 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"999.09 miWest0° 10' 36.5"12.15 miSouth999.01 mi
24 hours11° 44' 12.7"807.62 miEast4° 06' 15.7"282.06 miSouth852.00 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 PM46 km29 miles25 nmSouth S
EnuguSat 12:30 PM83 km52 miles45 nmNortheast NE
Port HarcourtSat 12:30 PM121 km75 miles65 nmSouth S
AbakalikiSat 12:30 PM132 km82 miles71 nmEast-northeast ENE
UyoSat 12:30 PM141 km88 miles76 nmSoutheast SE
Benin CitySat 12:30 PM159 km99 miles86 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakurdiSat 12:30 PM264 km164 miles143 nmNortheast NE
MalaboSat 12:30 PM311 km193 miles168 nmSoutheast SE
BamendaSat 12:30 PM349 km217 miles189 nmEast E
AbujaSat 12:30 PM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth N

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