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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 6:20:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 58' North, Longitude: 86° 17' 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 miNorth1036.37 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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' South, Longitude: 53° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.66 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 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' 40.8"994.57 miWest0° 11' 15.5"12.89 miNorth994.82 mi
24 hours12° 49' 01.9"881.50 miEast4° 37' 15.3"317.51 miNorth939.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiFri 11:50 AM698 km433 miles377 nmNorthwest NW
KandyFri 11:50 AM788 km490 miles425 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM828 km515 miles447 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboFri 11:50 AM837 km520 miles452 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiFri 11:50 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:50 AM1201 km746 miles649 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiFri 11:50 AM1299 km807 miles702 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanFri 1:20 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmEast E
MaleFri 11:20 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmWest W
BengaluruFri 11:50 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorthwest NW

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