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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 = Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 6:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 22' North, Longitude: 81° 13' East

The ground speed is currently 463.13 meters/second, 1667.3 kilometres/hour, 1036.0 miles/hour or 900.3 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' 11.2"1035.98 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 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 27' South, Longitude: 61° 29' East

The ground speed is currently 447.35 meters/second, 1610.5 kilometres/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 28.1"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.7"1000.61 miWest0° 11' 44.4"13.44 miNorth1000.74 mi
24 hours12° 38' 13.6"873.84 miEast4° 39' 54.2"320.53 miNorth930.71 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
BadullaSat 12:10 PM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 12:10 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandySat 12:10 PM439 km272 miles237 nmNorth N
KalmunaiSat 12:10 PM453 km281 miles245 nmNorth N
TrincomaleeSat 12:10 PM575 km358 miles311 nmNorth N
JaffnaSat 12:10 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:10 PM738 km459 miles399 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSat 12:10 PM802 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:40 AM860 km535 miles465 nmWest W

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