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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 Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 06:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' South, Longitude: 91° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.17 meters/second, 1584.6 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.41 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"984.43 miwest0° 00' 38.9"0.74 minorth984.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.8"3.21 mieast0° 15' 42.6"18.01 minorth18.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 101° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.32 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.23 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 33' 22.1"973.60 miwest0° 11' 57.0"13.69 minorth974.14 mi
24 hours10° 29' 55.9"702.28 mieast5° 03' 20.1"347.54 minorth790.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JakartaTue 1:06 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmNortheast NE
BandungTue 1:06 PM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaTue 12:06 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandTue 11:06 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeTue 2:06 PM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaTue 1:06 PM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurTue 2:06 PM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarTue 2:06 PM2790 km1734 miles1507 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakTue 1:06 PM2825 km1755 miles1525 nmNortheast NE
Perth *Tue 3:06 PM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmSoutheast SE
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