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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 7:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 36' North, Longitude: 68° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.45 meters/second, 1668.4 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"1036.71 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.70 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.8"5.20 miWest0° 23' 28.1"26.88 miNorth27.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 13' South, Longitude: 23° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.82 meters/second, 1583.3 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.40 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.0"983.71 miWest0° 10' 06.0"11.57 miNorth984.03 mi
24 hours13° 03' 21.9"888.81 miEast4° 17' 39.9"295.12 miNorth941.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleThu 12:30 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CityThu 12:30 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSoutheast SE
KulhudhuffushiThu 12:30 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 1:00 PM1108 km689 miles598 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaThu 1:30 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaduraiThu 1:00 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 1:00 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:00 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruThu 1:00 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaThu 11:30 AM1692 km1051 miles914 nmWest-southwest WSW

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