Home > Sun & Moon > Day and Night World Map

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 9:30:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

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)

See where the moon is over the horizon

Find the Sun at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

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 09:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 40° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.61 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 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"983.08 miWest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 miNorth983.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.2"3.39 miEast0° 15' 25.6"17.68 miNorth18.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 09:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 41° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.25 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"15.89 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.8"953.19 miWest0° 10' 24.1"11.92 miNorth953.75 mi
24 hours10° 48' 16.9"708.34 miEast4° 30' 56.9"310.52 miNorth781.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaMon 11:30 AM416 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToliaraMon 12:30 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BeiraMon 11:30 AM625 km388 miles338 nmWest-southwest WSW
PembaMon 11:30 AM627 km390 miles339 nmNorth N
BlantyreMon 11:30 AM678 km421 miles366 nmWest-northwest WNW
MahajangaMon 12:30 PM683 km424 miles369 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntsirabeMon 12:30 PM685 km426 miles370 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoMon 12:30 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast E
FomboniMon 12:30 PM777 km483 miles420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouMon 12:30 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools