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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 = Friday, February 28, 2014 at 6:10:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' South, Longitude: 90° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.43 meters/second, 1653.9 km/hour, 1027.7 miles/hour or 893.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.8"1027.66 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.4"3.20 miWest0° 22' 44.7"26.05 miNorth26.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 58' South, Longitude: 74° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.02 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.44 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.0"986.40 miWest0° 10' 58.6"12.57 miNorth986.73 mi
24 hours13° 19' 56.8"910.97 miEast4° 35' 44.9"315.81 miNorth968.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 1:10 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanFri 1:10 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmNortheast NE
PalembangFri 1:10 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:10 PM1739 km1080 miles939 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:10 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 1:10 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmEast E
BandungFri 1:10 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmEast E
Diego GarciaFri 12:10 PM2014 km1251 miles1088 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:40 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 11:40 AM2038 km1267 miles1101 nmNorthwest NW

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