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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 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' North, Longitude: 1° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.50 meters/second, 1661.4 km/hour, 1032.4 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 misouth1032.41 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.4"5.90 miwest0° 22' 33.0"25.83 misouth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 22° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.63 meters/second, 1607.9 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' 09.9"999.03 miwest0° 10' 36.0"12.14 misouth998.94 mi
24 hours11° 44' 36.7"808.04 mieast4° 05' 58.4"281.75 misouth852.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LomeSat 11:50 AM60 km38 miles33 nmWest-northwest WNW
CotonouSat 12:50 PM95 km59 miles52 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoSat 12:50 PM120 km74 miles65 nmEast-northeast ENE
BohiconSat 12:50 PM147 km91 miles79 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 12:50 PM191 km118 miles103 nmEast-northeast ENE
AtakpaméSat 11:50 AM192 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraSat 11:50 AM216 km134 miles117 nmWest W
AbeokutaSat 12:50 PM228 km142 miles123 nmNortheast NE
SavéSat 12:50 PM251 km156 miles136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
IbadanSat 12:50 PM292 km181 miles158 nmNortheast NE
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