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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 = Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 07:20:00.

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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 Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 29' North, Longitude: 71° 12' East

The ground speed is currently 463.07 meters/second, 1667.1 kilometres/hour, 1035.9 miles/hour or 900.1 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"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.86 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miNorth1035.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.3"5.17 miWest0° 23' 19.6"26.72 miNorth27.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' North, Longitude: 87° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 444.82 meters/second, 1601.4 kilometres/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.7 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' 27.5"16.58 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.0"994.91 miWest0° 11' 21.0"13.00 miNorth994.83 mi
24 hours13° 11' 23.9"907.69 miEast4° 20' 27.0"298.31 miNorth951.30 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
MaleWed 12:20 pm268 km167 miles145 nmEast-northeast ENE
KulhudhuffushiWed 12:20 pm404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Addu CityWed 12:20 pm509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:50 pm844 km525 miles456 nmNortheast NE
ColomboWed 12:50 pm1033 km642 miles558 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:50 pm1037 km645 miles560 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 12:50 pm1045 km649 miles564 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaWed 1:20 pm1200 km746 miles648 nmSouth S
BengaluruWed 12:50 pm1261 km784 miles681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AnantapurWed 12:50 pm1423 km884 miles769 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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