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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 06:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' South, Longitude: 91° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.51 meters/second, 1582.3 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"982.94 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 minorth982.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.0"3.42 mieast0° 15' 22.8"17.63 minorth17.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' South, Longitude: 90° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.72 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"15.83 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.0"949.81 miwest0° 10' 06.9"11.60 minorth950.36 mi
24 hours10° 51' 47.8"709.79 mieast4° 24' 49.2"303.54 minorth780.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JakartaMon 1:06 PM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmNortheast NE
BandungMon 1:06 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaMon 12:06 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:06 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeMon 2:06 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaMon 1:06 PM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 2:06 PM2664 km1655 miles1439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarMon 2:06 PM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakMon 1:06 PM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmNortheast NE
Perth *Mon 3:06 PM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmSoutheast SE
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