Home > Sun & Moon > Day and Night World Map

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 = Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:02:00 PM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

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)

See where the moon is over the horizon

Find the Sun at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Total Eclipse in progress – white lines on map

  • The map shows the June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse in progress.
  • The white lines on the map shows areas where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Total phase of the eclipse is visible to anyone within the dark blue area surrounded by a red area on the map (red lines)
  • The area under red lines are very close to see the same - but they see a partial eclipse

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 20:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 120° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.74 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth952.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.7"3.39 miEast0° 02' 13.3"2.55 miNorth4.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 20:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 59° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.67 meters/second, 1474.8 km/hour, 916.4 miles/hour or 796.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.27 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth15.27 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.3"916.05 miWest0° 01' 46.6"2.04 miNorth916.16 mi
24 hours13° 51' 30.4"880.96 miEast1° 22' 01.9"94.08 miNorth890.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Wed 1:02 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Wed 1:02 PM1088 km676 miles588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 1:02 PM1136 km706 miles614 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Wed 1:02 PM1140 km709 miles616 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Long Beach *Wed 1:02 PM1179 km732 miles636 nmNorth N
Los Angeles *Wed 1:02 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmNorth N
TucsonWed 1:02 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixWed 1:02 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Wed 2:02 PM1427 km887 miles770 nmEast E
Las Vegas *Wed 1:02 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools