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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 461.50 meters/second, 1661.4 kilometres/hour, 1032.3 miles/hour or 897.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 446.69 meters/second, 1608.1 kilometres/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AsabaSat 12:30 PM44 km27 miles24 nm NW
OwerriSat 12:30 PM46 km29 miles25 nm S
EnuguSat 12:30 PM83 km52 miles45 nm NE
Port HarcourtSat 12:30 PM121 km75 miles65 nm S
AbakalikiSat 12:30 PM132 km82 miles71 nm ENE
UyoSat 12:30 PM141 km88 miles76 nm SE
WarriSat 12:30 PM143 km89 miles77 nm WSW
Benin CitySat 12:30 PM159 km99 miles86 nm WNW
MakurdiSat 12:30 PM264 km164 miles143 nm NE
MalaboSat 12:30 PM309 km192 miles167 nm SE