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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 7:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 60' North, Longitude: 66° 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"1036.36 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.35 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 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' South, Longitude: 34° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.88 meters/second, 1601.6 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 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 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.9"995.06 miWest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 miNorth995.32 mi
24 hours12° 48' 18.6"881.08 miEast4° 37' 53.3"318.23 miNorth939.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleFri 12:40 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast E
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:40 PM853 km530 miles460 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CityFri 12:40 PM864 km537 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaFri 1:40 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:10 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 11:40 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 1:10 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboFri 1:10 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:10 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruFri 1:10 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNortheast NE

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