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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: 94° 08' 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"982.86 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 minorth982.90 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° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.63 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"949.55 miwest0° 10' 05.9"11.58 minorth950.11 mi
24 hours10° 51' 59.5"709.82 mieast4° 24' 28.6"303.12 minorth779.88 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 PM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaMon 12:56 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmNortheast NE
BandungMon 12:56 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaMon 12:56 PM2377 km1477 miles1284 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeMon 1:56 PM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarMon 1:56 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:56 PM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Perth *Mon 2:56 PM2627 km1632 miles1419 nmSoutheast SE
PontianakMon 12:56 PM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:56 AM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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