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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 7:20:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 20' South, Longitude: 73° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.02 meters/second, 1652.5 km/hour, 1026.8 miles/hour or 892.3 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"1026.73 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.9"3.06 miWest0° 22' 38.0"25.92 miNorth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' South, Longitude: 44° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.89 meters/second, 1565.6 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.4 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' 17.9"972.65 miWest0° 09' 18.7"10.67 miNorth973.01 mi
24 hours13° 42' 09.1"924.16 miEast4° 05' 00.6"280.67 miNorth972.24 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 1:20 PM144 km89 miles78 nmNorthwest NW
Addu CityThu 12:20 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNorth N
MaleThu 12:20 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:50 PM1842 km1144 miles995 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 12:50 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:50 PM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaThu 11:20 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest W
MaduraiThu 12:50 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisThu 11:20 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisThu 11:20 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmSouthwest SW

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