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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 Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' North, Longitude: 4° 13' 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"1032.39 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1032.40 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.4"5.89 miwest0° 22' 33.0"25.83 misouth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' South, Longitude: 25° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.66 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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' 10.4"999.09 miwest0° 10' 36.2"12.15 misouth999.01 mi
24 hours11° 44' 25.4"807.87 mieast4° 06' 06.6"281.90 misouth852.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LagosSat 12:40 PM114 km71 miles62 nmWest-northwest WNW
Benin CitySat 12:40 PM164 km102 miles88 nmEast-northeast ENE
IbadanSat 12:40 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbeokutaSat 12:40 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNorthwest NW
Porto NovoSat 12:40 PM188 km117 miles102 nmWest-northwest WNW
CotonouSat 12:40 PM204 km127 miles110 nmWest-northwest WNW
BohiconSat 12:40 PM277 km172 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
SavéSat 12:40 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNorthwest NW
OwerriSat 12:40 PM315 km196 miles170 nmEast E
Port HarcourtSat 12:40 PM332 km206 miles179 nmEast-southeast ESE
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