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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 areas 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 6:16:00 AM.

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Annular Eclipse In Progress - Yellow or Red Shaded Areas on the Map

  • The map shows the January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse in progress.
  • The yellow area on the map shows where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • A annular eclipse is visible to anyone within the dark red area of the map which is surrounded by the lighter red area.
  • A partial eclipse is visible to anyone within the brighter red area of the map surrounding the darkest red area.

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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 06:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' South, Longitude: 89° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 439.52 meters/second, 1582.3 kilometres/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"982.88 miWest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 miNorth982.92 mi
24 hours0° 03' 07.8"3.42 miEast0° 15' 22.8"17.63 miNorth17.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' South, Longitude: 88° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 424.78 meters/second, 1529.2 kilometres/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"15.84 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.5"949.89 miWest0° 10' 07.6"11.61 miNorth950.45 mi
24 hours10° 51' 38.4"709.68 miEast4° 25' 05.5"303.83 miNorth780.01 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:16 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaMon 1:16 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNortheast NE
BandungMon 1:16 PM2386 km1482 miles1288 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:16 AM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeMon 2:16 PM2732 km1697 miles1475 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 2:16 PM2779 km1727 miles1500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:46 AM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PontianakMon 1:16 PM3021 km1877 miles1631 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarMon 2:16 PM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleMon 11:16 AM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmNorthwest NW

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