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 = Monday, February 27, 2012 at 5:20:00 AM.

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

Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 27, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' South, Longitude: 103° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.75 meters/second, 1651.5 km/hour, 1026.2 miles/hour or 891.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1026.13 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miNorth1026.15 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.6"2.98 miWest0° 22' 33.6"25.84 miNorth26.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 27, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' North, Longitude: 157° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.37 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.08 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 32' 38.5"964.68 miWest0° 07' 37.4"8.74 miNorth964.40 mi
24 hours11° 06' 37.6"737.00 miEast2° 41' 54.1"185.58 miNorth754.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementMon 12:20 PM339 km211 miles183 nmSoutheast SE
Bandar LampungMon 12:20 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SerangMon 12:20 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNortheast NE
BogorMon 12:20 PM451 km280 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaMon 12:20 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNortheast NE
BekasiMon 12:20 PM490 km305 miles265 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 12:20 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluMon 12:20 PM538 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TasikmalayaMon 12:20 PM568 km353 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
CirebonMon 12:20 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools