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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 6:40:00 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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' South, Longitude: 83° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.25 meters/second, 1656.9 km/hour, 1029.6 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"1029.51 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miNorth1029.52 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.4"3.50 miWest0° 22' 57.6"26.30 miNorth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 31' North, Longitude: 93° 52' 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' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.0"1000.63 miWest0° 11' 56.4"13.67 miNorth1000.71 mi
24 hours12° 40' 31.3"876.73 miEast4° 39' 33.2"320.13 miNorth932.14 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 12:40 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:10 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 12:10 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 11:40 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:10 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSun 12:10 PM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiSun 12:10 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmNorth N
BengaluruSun 12:10 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSun 2:40 PM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 2:40 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmEast-northeast ENE

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