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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 8:00:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 08:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' South, Longitude: 63° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.88 meters/second, 1655.6 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"1028.66 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.68 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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' South, Longitude: 61° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.89 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 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' 13.9"997.34 miWest0° 11' 55.7"13.66 miNorth997.56 mi
24 hours12° 56' 42.8"893.25 miEast4° 47' 48.7"329.59 miNorth953.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 12:00 Noon907 km563 miles489 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 2:00 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmEast E
Port LouisSat 12:00 Noon1519 km944 miles820 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSat 12:00 Noon1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 1:00 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSat 11:00 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 11:00 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuSat 11:00 AM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:30 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNortheast NE
ColomboSat 1:30 PM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNortheast NE

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