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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 = Sunday, March 30, 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 Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' North, Longitude: 83° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.94 meters/second, 1666.6 km/hour, 1035.6 miles/hour or 899.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.55 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miNorth1035.54 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.4"5.15 miWest0° 23' 16.9"26.66 miNorth27.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' North, Longitude: 76° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 33.8"999.78 miWest0° 11' 27.3"13.12 miNorth999.77 mi
24 hours12° 32' 22.7"866.05 miEast4° 24' 58.0"303.45 miNorth915.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiSun 12:00 Noon452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandySun 12:00 Noon513 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:00 Noon538 km335 miles291 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSun 12:00 Noon547 km340 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeSun 12:00 Noon596 km370 miles322 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:00 Noon907 km564 miles490 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSun 12:00 Noon916 km569 miles494 nmNorthwest NW
ChennaiSun 12:00 Noon1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 11:30 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmWest W
BengaluruSun 12:00 Noon1219 km757 miles658 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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