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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 6:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' South, Longitude: 88° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.43 meters/second, 1654.0 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"3.21 miWest0° 22' 44.7"26.05 miNorth26.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 56' South, Longitude: 72° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 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' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.3"986.49 miWest0° 10' 59.2"12.58 miNorth986.82 mi
24 hours13° 19' 47.3"910.86 miEast4° 35' 54.1"315.99 miNorth968.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 1:20 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanFri 1:20 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaFri 12:20 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 11:50 AM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangFri 1:20 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:20 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:20 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaFri 1:20 PM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmEast E
MaleFri 11:20 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNorthwest NW

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