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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 Monday, January 26, 2009 at 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 127° 52' 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"982.79 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 minorth982.83 mi
24 hours0° 03' 09.1"3.44 mieast0° 15' 20.6"17.59 minorth17.93 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: 125° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.61 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' 12.1"947.33 miwest0° 09' 54.1"11.35 minorth947.88 mi
24 hours10° 54' 23.7"710.85 mieast4° 20' 16.1"298.33 minorth779.06 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 PM56 km35 miles30 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tennant CreekMon 1:10 PM674 km419 miles364 nmEast E
DarwinMon 1:10 PM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 1:10 PM834 km518 miles450 nmSoutheast SE
DiliMon 12:40 PM1148 km714 miles620 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Eucla *Mon 1:25 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmSouth S
MakassarMon 11:40 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarMon 11:40 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmNorthwest NW
Perth *Mon 12:40 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsMon 1:40 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmEast E
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