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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 6:30:00 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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' South, Longitude: 85° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.25 meters/second, 1656.9 km/hour, 1029.5 miles/hour or 894.7 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"1029.50 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miNorth1029.52 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.4"3.50 miWest0° 22' 57.4"26.29 miNorth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' North, Longitude: 96° 16' 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' 59.8"1000.63 miWest0° 11' 56.6"13.68 miNorth1000.71 mi
24 hours12° 40' 37.4"876.85 miEast4° 39' 40.4"320.27 miNorth932.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:30 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:00 Noon1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 12:00 Noon1687 km1049 miles911 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 11:30 AM1837 km1142 miles992 nmNorthwest NW
MedanSun 1:30 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSun 1:30 PM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:00 Noon1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSun 12:00 Noon2067 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSun 2:30 PM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 2:30 PM2239 km1392 miles1209 nmEast-northeast ENE

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