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, June 4, 2012 at 11:44:00 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

Position of the Sun

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 34' North, Longitude: 176° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.49 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.97 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.3"958.09 miWest0° 00' 16.3"0.31 miNorth958.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.5"2.85 miEast0° 06' 18.6"7.24 miNorth7.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 11° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.15 meters/second, 1487.3 km/hour, 924.2 miles/hour or 803.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.40 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 22' 08.3"923.87 miWest0° 01' 10.3"1.34 miNorth923.93 mi
24 hours14° 54' 13.9"958.23 miEast1° 11' 03.3"81.47 miNorth965.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 12:44 PM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth N
Wake IslandTue 11:44 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 1:44 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmEast E
MajuroTue 11:44 AM2157 km1341 miles1165 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 11:44 AM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 11:44 AM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 1:44 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 11:44 AM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 10:44 AM3232 km2009 miles1745 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Mon 2:44 PM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmNorth N

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools