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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 = Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 6:30:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 22' North, Longitude: 83° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.13 meters/second, 1667.3 km/hour, 1036.0 miles/hour or 900.3 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' 11.2"1035.99 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1035.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.5"5.17 miWest0° 23' 21.0"26.74 miNorth27.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 29' South, Longitude: 63° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.5"1000.59 miWest0° 11' 44.3"13.44 miNorth1000.73 mi
24 hours12° 38' 17.0"873.89 miEast4° 39' 56.9"320.58 miNorth930.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiSat 12:00 Noon495 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandySat 12:00 Noon552 km343 miles298 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon573 km356 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSat 12:00 Noon582 km362 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeSat 12:00 Noon638 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:00 Noon940 km584 miles507 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSat 12:00 Noon954 km592 miles515 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 11:30 AM1137 km707 miles614 nmWest W
ChennaiSat 12:00 Noon1139 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengaluruSat 12:00 Noon1260 km783 miles680 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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