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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 = Thursday, March 27, 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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 35' North, Longitude: 86° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.46 meters/second, 1668.5 km/hour, 1036.7 miles/hour or 900.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.72 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.8"5.20 miWest0° 23' 28.4"26.88 miNorth27.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 40° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.53 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.39 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.0"983.06 miWest0° 10' 01.4"11.48 miNorth983.39 mi
24 hours13° 04' 10.7"889.18 miEast4° 16' 13.6"293.48 miNorth941.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiThu 11:50 AM734 km456 miles397 nmNorthwest NW
KandyThu 11:50 AM821 km510 miles444 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:50 AM859 km534 miles464 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 11:50 AM868 km539 miles469 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiThu 11:50 AM1221 km759 miles660 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 11:50 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiThu 11:50 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanThu 1:20 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmEast E
MaleThu 11:20 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmWest W
BengaluruThu 11:50 AM1503 km934 miles812 nmNorthwest NW

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