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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 areas 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 7:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 60' North, Longitude: 68° 47' East

The ground speed is currently 463.30 meters/second, 1667.9 kilometres/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1036.36 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 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 36° 37' East

The ground speed is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.5 kilometres/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.58 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.6"995.00 miWest0° 11' 18.0"12.94 miNorth995.25 mi
24 hours12° 48' 23.9"881.13 miEast4° 37' 48.6"318.15 miNorth939.37 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleFri 12:30 PM541 km336 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:30 PM622 km386 miles336 nmNortheast NE
Addu CityFri 12:30 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:00 PM1090 km677 miles589 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaFri 1:30 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaduraiFri 1:00 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 1:00 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:00 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruFri 1:00 PM1467 km911 miles792 nmNortheast NE
ChennaiFri 1:00 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNortheast NE

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