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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, February 23, 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 23, 2009 at 06:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 46' South, Longitude: 91° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.20 meters/second, 1645.9 km/hour, 1022.7 miles/hour or 888.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.05 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.05 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.2"1022.64 miWest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 miNorth1022.66 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.2"2.43 miWest0° 22' 07.8"25.35 miNorth25.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 23, 2009 at 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' South, Longitude: 71° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.21 meters/second, 1555.9 km/hour, 966.8 miles/hour or 840.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.11 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 32' 53.9"966.55 miWest0° 11' 30.2"13.18 miNorth967.11 mi
24 hours10° 41' 23.8"710.28 miEast4° 55' 02.7"338.06 miNorth793.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamMon 12:36 PM610 km379 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
BengkuluMon 1:06 PM1327 km825 miles717 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangMon 1:06 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanMon 1:06 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaMon 1:06 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 1:06 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurMon 2:06 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 2:06 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaMon 12:06 PM2157 km1341 miles1165 nmWest W
PontianakMon 1:06 PM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmEast-northeast ENE

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