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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° 38' 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"982.87 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 minorth982.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.0"3.42 mieast0° 15' 22.7"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° 13' South, Longitude: 90° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.71 meters/second, 1528.9 km/hour, 950.0 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 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.0"949.72 miwest0° 10' 06.7"11.59 minorth950.28 mi
24 hours10° 51' 49.0"709.75 mieast4° 24' 47.2"303.48 minorth779.95 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 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNortheast NE
BandungMon 1:06 PM2164 km1344 miles1168 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaMon 12:06 PM2429 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:06 AM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeMon 2:06 PM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaMon 1:06 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 2:06 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarMon 2:06 PM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakMon 1:06 PM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmNortheast NE
Perth *Mon 3:06 PM2838 km1763 miles1532 nmSoutheast SE
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