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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 3:40:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 128° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.45 meters/second, 1582.0 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 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"982.72 miWest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 miNorth982.76 mi
24 hours0° 03' 09.1"3.44 miEast0° 15' 20.6"17.59 miNorth17.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' South, Longitude: 126° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.60 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"15.79 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.0"947.24 miWest0° 09' 54.0"11.35 miNorth947.79 mi
24 hours10° 54' 24.9"710.81 miEast4° 20' 14.0"298.27 miNorth779.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls Creek *Mon 12:40 PM71 km44 miles39 nmNorthwest NW
Tennant CreekMon 1:10 PM646 km401 miles349 nmEast E
DarwinMon 1:10 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 1:10 PM813 km505 miles439 nmSoutheast SE
DiliMon 12:40 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Eucla *Mon 1:25 PM1440 km895 miles778 nmSouth S
MakassarMon 11:40 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarMon 11:40 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 1:40 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmEast E
Perth *Mon 12:40 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouthwest SW

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