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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 7:20:00 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 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' South, Longitude: 73° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.45 meters/second, 1654.0 km/hour, 1027.8 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"1027.70 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.72 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.6"3.21 miWest0° 22' 45.0"26.06 miNorth26.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 57° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.29 meters/second, 1588.7 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.8 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' 14.9"987.03 miWest0° 11' 02.5"12.65 miNorth987.35 mi
24 hours13° 18' 49.5"910.21 miEast4° 36' 48.9"317.03 miNorth968.23 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 1:20 PM110 km68 miles59 nmNorthwest NW
Addu CityFri 12:20 PM805 km500 miles435 nmNorth N
MaleFri 12:20 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:50 PM1808 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:50 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 11:20 AM1992 km1238 miles1075 nmWest W
MaduraiFri 12:50 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:20 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmSouthwest SW
BengaluruFri 12:50 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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