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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 6:40:00 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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' South, Longitude: 83° 11' 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"1026.70 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.72 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.6"3.06 miWest0° 22' 37.8"25.92 miNorth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' South, Longitude: 53° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.70 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.21 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.5"972.23 miWest0° 09' 15.2"10.60 miNorth972.58 mi
24 hours13° 42' 46.9"924.49 miEast4° 03' 50.4"279.33 miNorth972.21 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 12:40 PM1195 km743 miles645 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:10 PM1723 km1071 miles931 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 12:10 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 11:40 AM1753 km1089 miles946 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:10 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 12:10 PM2098 km1303 miles1133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiThu 12:10 PM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurThu 2:40 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruThu 12:10 PM2438 km1515 miles1317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeThu 2:40 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmEast-northeast ENE

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