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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 05:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' South, Longitude: 93° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.51 meters/second, 1582.2 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"982.93 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 minorth982.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.0"3.42 mieast0° 15' 22.5"17.63 minorth17.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' South, Longitude: 93° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.64 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"15.83 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 32' 18.6"949.64 miwest0° 10' 06.0"11.58 minorth950.19 mi
24 hours10° 51' 58.3"709.86 mieast4° 24' 30.6"303.18 minorth779.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluMon 12:56 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaMon 12:56 PM1973 km1226 miles1066 nmNortheast NE
BandungMon 12:56 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaMon 12:56 PM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeMon 1:56 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarMon 1:56 PM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:56 PM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaMon 11:56 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:56 AM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Perth *Mon 2:56 PM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmSoutheast SE
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