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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 7:20:00 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 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' North, Longitude: 71° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.30 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"1036.37 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.36 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miWest0° 23' 24.7"26.81 miNorth27.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 57' South, Longitude: 39° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.82 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.7 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' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.4"994.94 miWest0° 11' 17.6"12.93 miNorth995.19 mi
24 hours12° 48' 29.3"881.18 miEast4° 37' 44.1"318.06 miNorth939.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleFri 12:20 PM280 km174 miles151 nmEast-northeast ENE
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:20 PM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Addu CityFri 12:20 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:50 PM874 km543 miles472 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 12:50 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 12:50 PM1076 km668 miles581 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaFri 1:20 PM1148 km714 miles620 nmSouth S
BengaluruFri 12:50 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 12:50 PM1492 km927 miles805 nmNortheast NE

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