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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 6:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' South, Longitude: 85° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.44 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"1027.67 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.69 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.5"3.21 miWest0° 22' 44.8"26.05 miNorth26.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 54' South, Longitude: 69° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.10 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 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 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.8"986.58 miWest0° 10' 59.8"12.59 miNorth986.91 mi
24 hours13° 19' 37.6"910.75 miEast4° 36' 03.5"316.17 miNorth968.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:30 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 12:00 Noon1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluFri 1:30 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 11:30 AM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmNorthwest NW
MedanFri 1:30 PM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:00 Noon2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 12:00 Noon2148 km1335 miles1160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:30 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:30 PM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmEast-northeast ENE

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