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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 = Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 6:30:00 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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 85° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.85 meters/second, 1655.5 km/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.2"1028.60 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.62 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.0"3.35 miWest0° 22' 51.3"26.18 miNorth26.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 18' South, Longitude: 83° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.69 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.61 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 10.5"996.90 miWest0° 11' 54.0"13.63 miNorth997.12 mi
24 hours12° 57' 56.5"894.32 miEast4° 47' 45.6"329.53 miNorth954.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon1721 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 12:00 Noon1726 km1073 miles932 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:30 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNorthwest NW
BengkuluSat 1:30 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 1:30 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:00 Noon2022 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 12:00 Noon2107 km1309 miles1137 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:30 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 2:30 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmEast-northeast ENE

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