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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 7:50:00 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 07:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 65° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 459.46 meters/second, 1654.1 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 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' South, Longitude: 50° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 441.41 meters/second, 1589.1 kilometres/hour, 987.4 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"16.46 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.1"987.30 miWest0° 11' 04.1"12.68 miNorth987.62 mi
24 hours13° 18' 20.6"909.89 miEast4° 37' 15.4"317.53 miNorth968.03 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 1:50 PM749 km466 miles405 nmEast E
VictoriaFri 11:50 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 12:50 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:50 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:50 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:20 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 1:20 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:20 PM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoFri 10:50 AM2303 km1431 miles1243 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 1:20 PM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNortheast NE

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