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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 = Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 11:40:00 AM.

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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 Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 31' North, Longitude: 4° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 461.80 meters/second, 1662.5 kilometres/hour, 1033.0 miles/hour or 897.7 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"17.22 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.99 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miSouth1033.01 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.0"5.95 miWest0° 22' 38.5"25.93 miSouth26.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 60' South, Longitude: 37° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 441.67 meters/second, 1590.0 kilometres/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.5 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' 30.0"16.47 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.9"987.81 miWest0° 09' 46.4"11.20 miSouth987.63 mi
24 hours12° 14' 37.4"834.09 miEast3° 39' 22.3"251.32 miSouth866.10 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
WarriSun 12:40 PM150 km93 miles81 nmEast E
LagosSun 12:40 PM157 km97 miles85 nmNorthwest NW
Benin CitySun 12:40 PM162 km101 miles88 nmNortheast NE
IbadanSun 12:40 PM212 km132 miles114 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbeokutaSun 12:40 PM216 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSun 12:40 PM225 km140 miles122 nmWest-northwest WNW
CotonouSun 12:40 PM238 km148 miles128 nmWest-northwest WNW
OsogboSun 12:40 PM249 km155 miles135 nmNorth N
OwerriSun 12:40 PM291 km181 miles157 nmEast E
Port HarcourtSun 12:40 PM299 km186 miles161 nmEast-southeast ESE

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