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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 12:40:00 PM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' North, Longitude: 10° 31' West

The ground speed is currently 461.51 meters/second, 1661.4 kilometres/hour, 1032.4 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"1032.34 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miSouth1032.36 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.5"5.90 miWest0° 22' 33.2"25.83 miSouth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' South, Longitude: 10° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 446.50 meters/second, 1607.4 kilometres/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 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' 07.8"998.66 miWest0° 10' 34.9"12.12 miSouth998.57 mi
24 hours11° 45' 32.5"808.84 miEast4° 05' 17.5"280.95 miSouth852.70 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
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM58 km36 miles31 nmNorthwest NW
KakataSat 12:40 PM74 km46 miles40 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaSat 12:40 PM168 km104 miles91 nmNortheast NE
KenemaSat 12:40 PM233 km144 miles126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BoSat 12:40 PM266 km165 miles144 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NzérékoréSat 12:40 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNortheast NE
KoiduSat 12:40 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNorth N
HarperSat 12:40 PM351 km218 miles190 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManSat 12:40 PM368 km229 miles199 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniSat 12:40 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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