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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 = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 8:02:00 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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 08:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 03' South, Longitude: 61° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.7"5.14 miWest0° 23' 42.0"27.14 miNorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 08:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' North, Longitude: 158° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.56 meters/second, 1524.8 km/hour, 947.5 miles/hour or 823.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.79 miWest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 miSouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.0"947.20 miWest0° 03' 13.4"3.70 miSouth947.36 mi
24 hours11° 29' 52.7"750.20 miEast1° 41' 54.7"116.82 miSouth762.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaWed 12:02 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouthwest SW
MaleWed 1:02 PM1429 km888 miles771 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaWed 2:02 PM1464 km910 miles790 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuWed 11:02 AM1799 km1118 miles972 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramWed 1:32 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 1:32 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboWed 1:32 PM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 1:32 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisWed 12:02 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmSouth S
BengaluruWed 1:32 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNortheast NE

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