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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 = Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 6:06:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 41' 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"984.36 miWest0° 00' 38.9"0.74 miNorth984.39 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° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.31 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"973.51 miWest0° 11' 57.0"13.69 miNorth974.05 mi
24 hours10° 29' 56.6"702.24 miEast5° 03' 18.5"347.49 miNorth789.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluTue 1:06 PM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmNortheast NE
JakartaTue 1:06 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmNortheast NE
BandungTue 1:06 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaTue 12:06 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandTue 11:06 AM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeTue 2:06 PM2553 km1586 miles1379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaTue 1:06 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurTue 2:06 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarTue 2:06 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakTue 1:06 PM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmNortheast NE

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