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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 7:00:00 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 07:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' South, Longitude: 78° 09' 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"1027.69 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.71 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 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 49' South, Longitude: 62° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.22 meters/second, 1588.4 km/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.45 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.1"986.85 miWest0° 11' 01.4"12.63 miNorth987.18 mi
24 hours13° 19' 08.7"910.43 miEast4° 36' 30.9"316.69 miNorth968.35 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 1:00 PM636 km395 miles343 nmWest W
Addu CityFri 12:00 Noon979 km608 miles528 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 12:00 Noon1438 km893 miles776 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:30 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmNorth N
ColomboFri 12:30 PM1657 km1029 miles895 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:30 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 12:30 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth N
BengaluruFri 12:30 PM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmNorth N
ChennaiFri 12:30 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 11:00 AM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmWest W

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