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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 areas 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 10:02:00 AM.

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Annular Eclipse In Progress - Yellow or Red Shaded Areas on the Map

  • The map shows the January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse in progress.
  • The yellow area on the map shows where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Annular phase of the eclipse is not visible to anyone on earth.

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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 32° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 439.62 meters/second, 1582.6 kilometres/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 38.1"0.73 miNorth983.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.9"3.39 miEast0° 15' 26.0"17.69 miNorth18.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' South, Longitude: 33° 40' East

The ground speed is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 kilometres/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"15.90 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.3"953.73 miWest0° 10' 26.8"11.97 miNorth954.29 mi
24 hours10° 47' 44.1"708.13 miEast4° 31' 53.7"311.60 miNorth781.51 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutareMon 12:02 PM39 km24 miles21 nmSouth S
ChitungwizaMon 12:02 PM183 km113 miles99 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareMon 12:02 PM191 km119 miles103 nmWest-northwest WNW
MasvingoMon 12:02 PM249 km155 miles134 nmSouthwest SW
BeiraMon 12:02 PM266 km165 miles144 nmEast-southeast ESE
GweruMon 12:02 PM312 km194 miles168 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreMon 12:02 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNortheast NE
ZombaMon 12:02 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoMon 12:02 PM459 km285 miles248 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweMon 12:02 PM527 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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