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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.52 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 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"982.88 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 of the movement is currently 424.78 meters/second, 1529.2 km/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"15.84 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:16 PM2202 km1368 miles1189 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 PM2777 km1725 miles1499 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 PM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleMon 11:16 AM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmNorthwest NW
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