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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 08:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 48° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.59 meters/second, 1582.5 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"983.12 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 minorth983.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.4"3.40 mieast0° 15' 25.2"17.68 minorth18.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 43' South, Longitude: 48° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.02 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"15.88 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.2"952.73 miwest0° 10' 21.5"11.88 minorth953.29 mi
24 hours10° 48' 48.4"708.60 mieast4° 30' 01.7"309.49 minorth781.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntananarivoMon 11:58 AM95 km59 miles51 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToamasinaMon 11:58 AM122 km76 miles66 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntsirabeMon 11:58 AM196 km122 miles106 nmSouthwest SW
FianarantsoaMon 11:58 AM339 km211 miles183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MahajangaMon 11:58 AM390 km242 miles211 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouMon 11:58 AM730 km453 miles394 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisMon 12:58 PM782 km486 miles422 nmEast-southeast ESE
MutsamuduMon 11:58 AM833 km518 miles450 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FomboniMon 11:58 AM861 km535 miles465 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 11:58 AM944 km587 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
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