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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 = Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 6:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' South, Longitude: 88° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.25 meters/second, 1656.9 km/hour, 1029.5 miles/hour or 894.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.49 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miNorth1029.51 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.3"3.50 miWest0° 22' 57.4"26.29 miNorth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 27' North, Longitude: 98° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.68 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 27' 59.4"1000.63 miWest0° 11' 56.7"13.68 miNorth1000.71 mi
24 hours12° 40' 43.6"876.97 miEast4° 39' 47.5"320.41 miNorth932.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSun 1:20 PM1620 km1006 miles874 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSun 1:20 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSun 12:20 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:50 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 11:50 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSun 2:20 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSun 1:20 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 2:20 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleSun 11:20 AM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSun 1:20 PM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmEast E

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