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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° 60' 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"1032.32 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1032.33 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 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 23° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.64 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"998.97 miwest0° 10' 36.0"12.14 misouth998.88 mi
24 hours11° 44' 35.5"807.96 mieast4° 05' 59.2"281.74 misouth852.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CotonouSat 12:50 PM72 km44 miles39 nmNortheast NE
LomeSat 11:50 AM89 km56 miles48 nmWest-northwest WNW
Porto NovoSat 12:50 PM95 km59 miles51 nmNortheast NE
BohiconSat 12:50 PM142 km88 miles77 nmNorth N
LagosSat 12:50 PM162 km100 miles87 nmEast-northeast ENE
AtakpaméSat 11:50 AM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbeokutaSat 12:50 PM205 km127 miles111 nmNortheast NE
SavéSat 12:50 PM242 km151 miles131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 11:50 AM247 km153 miles133 nmWest W
IbadanSat 12:50 PM267 km166 miles144 nmNortheast NE
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