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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 6:40:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 83° 06' 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"1028.61 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.0"3.35 miWest0° 22' 51.4"26.18 miNorth26.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 16' South, Longitude: 80° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.72 meters/second, 1604.6 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"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.0"996.95 miWest0° 11' 54.2"13.63 miNorth997.17 mi
24 hours12° 57' 48.2"894.20 miEast4° 47' 46.1"329.54 miNorth954.63 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 12:40 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM1639 km1019 miles885 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 12:10 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:40 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:10 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 12:10 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiSat 12:10 PM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 12:10 PM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:40 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 2:40 PM2505 km1556 miles1352 nmEast-northeast ENE

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