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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, March 15, 2013 at 7:44:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 02' South, Longitude: 66° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 463.63 meters/second, 1669.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.1 miles/hour or 901.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.11 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.8"4.88 miWest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 miNorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 39' North, Longitude: 104° 46' East

The ground speed is currently 434.57 meters/second, 1564.5 kilometres/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.20 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.4"971.90 miWest0° 07' 36.7"8.72 miNorth971.66 mi
24 hours11° 29' 26.9"769.04 miEast2° 40' 40.6"184.14 miNorth785.93 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityFri 12:44 PM782 km486 miles422 nmEast E
Diego GarciaFri 1:44 PM899 km558 miles485 nmSoutheast SE
MaleFri 12:44 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:44 AM1232 km765 miles665 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:14 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 1:14 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:14 PM1812 km1126 miles979 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 1:14 PM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruFri 1:14 PM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 11:44 AM2220 km1379 miles1199 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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