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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: 88° 52' 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"982.95 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 minorth982.99 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° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.79 meters/second, 1529.3 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' 19.6"949.98 miwest0° 10' 07.6"11.61 minorth950.53 mi
24 hours10° 51' 37.2"709.72 mieast4° 25' 07.5"303.89 minorth780.07 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 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:16 AM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaMon 1:16 PM2390 km1485 miles1290 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 1:16 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeMon 2:16 PM2749 km1708 miles1485 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 2:16 PM2792 km1735 miles1507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:46 AM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleMon 11:16 AM3036 km1887 miles1639 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakMon 1:16 PM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarMon 2:16 PM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmEast-northeast ENE
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