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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 7:20:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' South, Longitude: 73° 06' 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"1028.64 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.66 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.3"3.36 miWest0° 22' 51.6"26.18 miNorth26.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 08' South, Longitude: 71° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.80 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 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' 12.5"997.15 miWest0° 11' 55.0"13.65 miNorth997.37 mi
24 hours12° 57' 15.4"893.72 miEast4° 47' 47.8"329.57 miNorth954.11 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 1:20 PM83 km51 miles45 nmWest-northwest WNW
Addu CitySat 12:20 PM763 km474 miles412 nmNorth N
MaleSat 12:20 PM1301 km808 miles702 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:50 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:50 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:50 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 11:20 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
MaduraiSat 12:50 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 11:20 AM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmSouthwest SW
BengaluruSat 12:50 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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