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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 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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 23' North, Longitude: 68° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.12 meters/second, 1667.2 km/hour, 1036.0 miles/hour or 900.2 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"1035.97 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1035.96 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.4"5.17 miWest0° 23' 20.8"26.74 miNorth27.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 18' South, Longitude: 49° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 14.7"1000.70 miWest0° 11' 44.5"13.45 miNorth1000.82 mi
24 hours12° 37' 56.9"873.58 miEast4° 39' 39.8"320.26 miNorth930.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleSat 12:30 PM540 km336 miles292 nmEast E
KulhudhuffushiSat 12:30 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
Addu CitySat 12:30 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:00 PM1073 km667 miles580 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 1:30 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaduraiSat 1:00 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmNortheast NE
ColomboSat 1:00 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:00 PM1301 km809 miles703 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruSat 1:00 PM1440 km895 miles777 nmNortheast NE
ChennaiSat 1:00 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNortheast NE

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