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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 9:42:00 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 09:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 37° 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"983.10 miWest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 miNorth983.13 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.1"3.39 miEast0° 15' 25.7"17.69 miNorth18.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' South, Longitude: 38° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.34 meters/second, 1534.8 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.7 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 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.2"953.39 miWest0° 10' 25.1"11.94 miNorth953.95 mi
24 hours10° 48' 04.5"708.26 miEast4° 31' 18.2"310.93 miNorth781.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraMon 11:42 AM324 km201 miles175 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreMon 11:42 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaMon 11:42 AM425 km264 miles230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ZombaMon 11:42 AM435 km270 miles235 nmNorthwest NW
MutareMon 11:42 AM527 km328 miles285 nmWest W
LilongweMon 11:42 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorthwest NW
PembaMon 11:42 AM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareMon 11:42 AM703 km437 miles380 nmWest W
MasvingoMon 11:42 AM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToliaraMon 12:42 PM815 km507 miles440 nmSoutheast SE

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