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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 7:40:00 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 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' South, Longitude: 68° 06' 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"17.15 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.2"1028.65 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.67 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.5"3.36 miWest0° 22' 51.7"26.18 miNorth26.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 05' South, Longitude: 66° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.85 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.7 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' 13.2"997.25 miWest0° 11' 55.3"13.65 miNorth997.46 mi
24 hours12° 56' 59.0"893.49 miEast4° 47' 48.4"329.58 miNorth953.85 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 1:40 PM476 km296 miles257 nmEast E
Addu CitySat 12:40 PM945 km587 miles511 nmNortheast NE
MaleSat 12:40 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 11:40 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisSat 11:40 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSat 11:40 AM2004 km1246 miles1082 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:10 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 1:10 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:10 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 1:10 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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