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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 7:40:00 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 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 68° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 459.46 meters/second, 1654.0 kilometres/hour, 1027.8 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"1027.72 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miNorth1027.74 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.9"3.21 miWest0° 22' 45.1"26.06 miNorth26.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 42' South, Longitude: 53° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 441.37 meters/second, 1588.9 kilometres/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 858.0 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 miNorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.6"987.21 miWest0° 11' 03.6"12.67 miNorth987.53 mi
24 hours13° 18' 30.1"910.00 miEast4° 37' 06.6"317.37 miNorth968.10 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 1:40 PM476 km296 miles257 nmEast E
Addu CityFri 12:40 PM977 km607 miles527 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:40 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 12:40 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:40 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 11:40 AM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:10 PM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 1:10 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:10 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 1:10 PM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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