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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

UTC time = Monday, January 26, 2009 at 8:08:00 AM.

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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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Annular Eclipse in progress – white lines on map

  • The map shows the January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse in progress.
  • The white lines on the map shows areas where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Annular phase of the eclipse is visible to anyone within the dark blue area surrounded by a red area on the map (red lines)
  • The area under red lines are very close to see the same - but they see a partial eclipse

Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 08:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' South, Longitude: 61° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 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' 51.9"983.00 miWest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 miNorth983.03 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.8"3.40 miEast0° 15' 24.3"17.66 miNorth17.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 61° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.63 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"15.87 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.9"951.80 miWest0° 10' 17.2"11.79 miNorth952.35 mi
24 hours10° 49' 41.2"708.89 miEast4° 28' 29.9"307.72 miNorth780.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues) *Mon 1:08 PM266 km165 miles143 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port Louis *Mon 1:08 PM418 km260 miles226 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 12:08 PM646 km401 miles349 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 11:08 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmWest W
VictoriaMon 12:08 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaMon 2:08 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmNortheast NE
MoroniMon 11:08 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 1:08 PM2656 km1651 miles1434 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:08 AM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 1:08 PM2866 km1781 miles1547 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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