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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 3:52:00 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 03:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' South, Longitude: 125° 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"982.74 miWest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 miNorth982.77 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° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.69 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' 12.6"947.44 miWest0° 09' 55.1"11.37 miNorth948.00 mi
24 hours10° 54' 12.0"710.72 miEast4° 20' 36.8"298.70 miNorth779.08 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 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekMon 1:22 PM958 km595 miles517 nmEast E
KupangMon 11:52 AM958 km596 miles518 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsMon 1:22 PM1064 km661 miles574 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliMon 12:52 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorth N
Eucla *Mon 1:37 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarMon 11:52 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarMon 11:52 AM1623 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Perth *Mon 12:52 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalangMon 10:52 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorthwest NW

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