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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 = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 6:10:00 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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 58' North, Longitude: 88° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.31 meters/second, 1667.9 km/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.38 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.38 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miWest0° 23' 24.9"26.82 miNorth27.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' South, Longitude: 55° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.63 meters/second, 1600.7 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.58 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 27' 40.5"994.50 miWest0° 11' 15.1"12.89 miNorth994.76 mi
24 hours12° 49' 07.4"881.55 miEast4° 37' 10.3"317.41 miNorth939.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehFri 1:10 PM779 km484 miles421 nmEast-northeast ENE
KalmunaiFri 11:40 AM915 km569 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandyFri 11:40 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:40 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboFri 11:40 AM1084 km673 miles585 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedanFri 1:10 PM1100 km684 miles594 nmEast E
MaduraiFri 11:40 AM1409 km875 miles761 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:10 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:40 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiFri 11:40 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorthwest NW

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