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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 03:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' South, Longitude: 124° 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"982.81 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 minorth982.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 09.0"3.44 mieast0° 15' 20.9"17.59 minorth17.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 123° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.70 meters/second, 1525.3 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"15.80 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.7"947.53 miwest0° 09' 55.2"11.37 minorth948.08 mi
24 hours10° 54' 10.8"710.77 mieast4° 20' 38.8"298.76 minorth779.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 1:22 PM941 km585 miles508 nmNortheast NE
KupangMon 11:52 AM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth N
Tennant CreekMon 1:22 PM987 km613 miles533 nmEast E
Alice SpringsMon 1:22 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliMon 12:52 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmNorth N
Eucla *Mon 1:37 PM1494 km929 miles807 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarMon 11:52 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarMon 11:52 AM1612 km1001 miles870 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Perth *Mon 12:52 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalangMon 10:52 AM1766 km1097 miles954 nmNorthwest NW
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