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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 areas 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 6:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' South, Longitude: 80° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 459.44 meters/second, 1654.0 kilometres/hour, 1027.7 miles/hour or 893.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1027.68 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.5"3.21 miWest0° 22' 44.9"26.05 miNorth26.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 51' South, Longitude: 65° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 441.18 meters/second, 1588.2 kilometres/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.45 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 26' 13.6"986.76 miWest0° 11' 00.9"12.62 miNorth987.09 mi
24 hours13° 19' 18.2"910.54 miEast4° 36' 21.8"316.51 miNorth968.42 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:50 PM912 km567 miles493 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:50 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:20 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorth N
ColomboFri 12:20 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:20 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 12:20 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth N
ChennaiFri 12:20 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmNorth N
BengaluruFri 12:20 PM2341 km1454 miles1264 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurFri 2:50 PM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 2:50 PM2772 km1722 miles1497 nmEast-northeast ENE

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