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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 = Monday, September 24, 2018 at 11:52:00.

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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 Monday, September 24, 2018 at 11:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 33' South, Longitude: 0° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 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"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.76 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.4"6.02 miWest0° 23' 21.3"26.75 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 24, 2018 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' South, Longitude: 174° 55' East

The ground speed is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 kilometres/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 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' 33.1"16.69 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 33' 07.5"1001.28 miWest0° 10' 43.5"12.28 miNorth1001.52 mi
24 hours349° 13' 25.1"741.50 miWest4° 24' 50.0"303.28 miNorth803.16 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
AccraMon 11:52 am675 km419 miles364 nmNorth N
LoméMon 11:52 am751 km467 miles406 nmNorth N
São ToméMon 12:52 pm755 km469 miles407 nmEast E
AbidjanMon 11:52 am789 km490 miles426 nmNorthwest NW
CotonouMon 12:52 pm812 km504 miles438 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiMon 11:52 am822 km511 miles444 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoMon 12:52 pm831 km516 miles449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosMon 12:52 pm859 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santo António (Príncipe)Mon 12:52 pm860 km534 miles464 nmEast-northeast ENE
AtakpaméMon 11:52 am902 km561 miles487 nmNorth N

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