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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 3:52:00 PM.

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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).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 54° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.78 meters/second, 1583.2 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.40 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"983.48 miWest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 miNorth983.51 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.9"3.33 miEast0° 15' 30.8"17.78 miNorth18.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' South, Longitude: 51° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.13 meters/second, 1544.9 km/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.00 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 32' 46.4"959.64 miWest0° 10' 55.1"12.51 miNorth960.20 mi
24 hours10° 42' 00.1"705.98 miEast4° 41' 52.0"323.00 miNorth783.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Mon 12:52 PM212 km132 miles115 nmSouth S
Barra do Garças *Mon 12:52 PM403 km251 miles218 nmNortheast NE
Fuerte Olimpo *Mon 12:52 PM419 km261 miles227 nmSouthwest SW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Mon 12:52 PM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Mon 1:52 PM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ciudad del Este *Mon 12:52 PM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Mon 12:52 PM798 km496 miles431 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Mon 1:52 PM801 km498 miles432 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa CruzMon 11:52 AM887 km551 miles479 nmWest W
Encarnación *Mon 12:52 PM976 km607 miles527 nmSouth S

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