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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 6:50:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' South, Longitude: 80° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.86 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"1028.62 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.64 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.1"3.36 miWest0° 22' 51.4"26.18 miNorth26.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 14' South, Longitude: 78° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.74 meters/second, 1604.7 km/hour, 997.1 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' 11.3"997.00 miWest0° 11' 54.4"13.64 miNorth997.22 mi
24 hours12° 57' 39.9"894.08 miEast4° 47' 46.7"329.55 miNorth954.50 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 12:50 PM905 km562 miles489 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:50 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:20 PM1603 km996 miles865 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 12:20 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:20 PM1825 km1134 miles985 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 12:20 PM1956 km1216 miles1056 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 12:20 PM2286 km1421 miles1234 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 12:20 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSat 2:50 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 2:50 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmEast-northeast ENE

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