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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 31' North
Longitude: 4° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.80 meters/second, 1662.5 km/hour, 1033.0 miles/hour or 897.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1033.07 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.08 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.0"5.95 miwest0° 22' 38.5"25.93 misouth26.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 60' South
Longitude: 36° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.67 meters/second, 1590.0 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.9"987.87 miwest0° 09' 46.4"11.20 misouth987.69 mi
24 hours12° 14' 38.9"834.17 mieast3° 39' 20.6"251.30 misouth866.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LagosSun 12:40 PM135 km84 miles73 nmNorthwest NW
Benin CitySun 12:40 PM189 km117 miles102 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoSun 12:40 PM199 km123 miles107 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbeokutaSun 12:40 PM200 km125 miles108 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IbadanSun 12:40 PM206 km128 miles111 nmNorth N
CotonouSun 12:40 PM210 km130 miles113 nmWest-northwest WNW
BohiconSun 12:40 PM293 km182 miles158 nmNorthwest NW
OwerriSun 12:40 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast E
Port HarcourtSun 12:40 PM329 km204 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
LomeSun 11:40 AM329 km204 miles178 nmWest-northwest WNW
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