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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 Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 06:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 91° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.86 meters/second, 1579.9 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.36 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.3"981.47 miwest0° 00' 37.1"0.71 minorth981.50 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.9"3.64 mieast0° 15' 02.3"17.24 minorth17.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 47' South, Longitude: 79° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.13 meters/second, 1490.9 km/hour, 926.4 miles/hour or 805.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.44 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.8"926.06 miwest0° 07' 48.9"8.97 minorth926.55 mi
24 hours11° 19' 00.1"721.92 mieast3° 34' 54.6"246.43 minorth771.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JakartaSun 1:06 PM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmNortheast NE
BandungSun 1:06 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSun 12:06 PM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:06 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeSun 2:06 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSun 1:06 PM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 2:06 PM2692 km1673 miles1453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSun 2:06 PM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmEast-northeast ENE
Perth *Sun 3:06 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmSoutheast SE
PontianakSun 1:06 PM2872 km1785 miles1551 nmNortheast NE
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