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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 = Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 6:30:00 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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' South, Longitude: 85° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.00 meters/second, 1652.4 km/hour, 1026.8 miles/hour or 892.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1026.69 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.72 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.6"3.05 miWest0° 22' 37.8"25.92 miNorth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 58' South, Longitude: 56° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.65 meters/second, 1564.7 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.20 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.0"972.12 miWest0° 09' 14.3"10.58 miNorth972.48 mi
24 hours13° 42' 56.2"924.57 miEast4° 03' 32.7"278.99 miNorth972.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:30 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:00 Noon1803 km1120 miles973 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 12:00 Noon1810 km1125 miles977 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluThu 1:30 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleThu 11:30 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNorthwest NW
MedanThu 1:30 PM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:00 Noon2101 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:30 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 12:00 Noon2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeThu 2:30 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmEast-northeast ENE

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