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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 10:52:00 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 not visible to anyone on earth.

Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 20° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.64 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.6 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"983.17 miWest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 miNorth983.20 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.5"3.38 miEast0° 15' 26.7"17.71 miNorth18.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 21° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.87 meters/second, 1536.7 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"15.91 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.5"954.58 miWest0° 10' 30.8"12.05 miNorth955.14 mi
24 hours10° 46' 53.6"707.80 miEast4° 33' 21.6"313.28 miNorth781.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Mon 12:52 PM88 km55 miles47 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GhanziMon 12:52 PM375 km233 miles203 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaunMon 12:52 PM376 km234 miles203 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguMon 12:52 PM488 km303 miles264 nmNortheast NE
MenongueMon 11:52 AM509 km317 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Mon 12:52 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
LuenaMon 11:52 AM757 km470 miles409 nmNorth N
Walvis Bay *Mon 12:52 PM759 km472 miles410 nmSouthwest SW
HuamboMon 11:52 AM801 km498 miles432 nmNorthwest NW
SeroweMon 12:52 PM801 km498 miles432 nmEast-southeast ESE

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