"The word equinox comes from the Latin for equal and night. Almost everywhere in the world today, night time and daytime are each 12 hours," Google writes on its blog informing that during the equinox the Sun rises directly in the east and sets directly in the west.
Geographers consider the equinox as the time of with the coming days resulting in the intervals of day and night. In India, the days will start becoming longer from the next day.
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