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.

June Solstice 2011

Map showing day and night parts of the world

See where the moon is over the horizon

Change time and date

< 4 weeks4 weeks > March equinox 
or choose:

< 1 day1 day >June solstice
< 12 hours12 hours >September equinox
< 6 hours6 hours >December solstice
< 1 hour1 hour >Now/Current time
< 10 minutes10 minutes >

Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 17:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 78° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.72 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.95 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth951.95 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.1"3.44 mieast0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth3.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' South, Longitude: 171° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.26 meters/second, 1620.9 km/hour, 1007.2 miles/hour or 875.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 34.7"16.79 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 34' 42.0"1007.19 miwest0° 11' 54.3"13.63 minorth1007.37 mi
24 hours349° 58' 28.4"692.64 miwest4° 45' 05.6"326.49 minorth766.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa Clara *Tue 1:16 PM163 km101 miles88 nmSouthwest SW
Nassau *Tue 1:16 PM235 km146 miles127 nmNortheast NE
Camagüey *Tue 1:16 PM246 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Miami *Tue 1:16 PM295 km184 miles159 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hialeah *Tue 1:16 PM305 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hollywood *Tue 1:16 PM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Key West *Tue 1:16 PM325 km202 miles176 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fort Lauderdale *Tue 1:16 PM325 km202 miles176 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Freeport *Tue 1:16 PM343 km213 miles185 nmNorth N
Havana *Tue 1:16 PM365 km227 miles197 nmWest W
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools