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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

UTC time = Monday, January 26, 2009 at 12:06:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 00:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 44' South, Longitude: 178° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.35 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.38 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"982.51 miWest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 miNorth982.54 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.9"3.48 miEast0° 15' 17.7"17.53 miNorth17.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 178° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"15.73 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.5"943.61 miWest0° 09' 34.8"10.98 miNorth944.16 mi
24 hours349° 01' 41.2"712.46 miWest4° 13' 21.0"290.40 miNorth777.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TubouMon 12:06 PM71 km44 miles39 nmNorthwest NW
LevukaMon 12:06 PM317 km197 miles171 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaMon 12:06 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest W
LabasaMon 12:06 PM349 km217 miles189 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaMon 1:06 PM426 km265 miles230 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiMon 1:06 PM440 km273 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiMon 12:06 PM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
LautokaMon 12:06 PM458 km285 miles248 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuMon 1:06 PM463 km288 miles250 nmEast E
Mata-UtuMon 12:06 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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