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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 09:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 40° 22' 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"983.15 miwest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 minorth983.18 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.1"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° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.26 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"953.28 miwest0° 10' 24.2"11.93 minorth953.83 mi
24 hours10° 48' 15.7"708.38 mieast4° 30' 58.9"310.58 minorth781.35 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 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BeiraMon 11:30 AM597 km371 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToliaraMon 12:30 PM625 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BlantyreMon 11:30 AM652 km405 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeMon 12:30 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoMon 12:30 PM754 km468 miles407 nmEast E
FomboniMon 12:30 PM790 km491 miles427 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniMon 12:30 PM828 km515 miles447 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouMon 12:30 PM831 km516 miles449 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduMon 12:30 PM836 km520 miles451 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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