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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 7:30:00 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).

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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' South, Longitude: 70° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.87 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' 56.4"3.36 miWest0° 22' 51.6"26.18 miNorth26.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 06' South, Longitude: 68° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.83 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 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' 12.8"997.20 miWest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 miNorth997.41 mi
24 hours12° 57' 07.2"893.60 miEast4° 47' 48.1"329.58 miNorth953.98 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 1:30 PM202 km125 miles109 nmEast E
Addu CitySat 12:30 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSat 12:30 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 11:30 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:00 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 1:00 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:00 PM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 11:30 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiSat 1:00 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSat 11:30 AM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmSouthwest SW

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