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 = Friday, November 2, 2012 at 7:08:00 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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 68° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.34 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.2"1002.72 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.69 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miWest0° 18' 44.1"21.47 miSouth21.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 71° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"937.83 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth937.82 mi
24 hours11° 39' 32.4"753.45 miEast0° 25' 15.5"28.96 miSouth755.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 11:08 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaFri 1:08 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:08 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:08 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 11:08 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 12:08 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 10:08 AM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:08 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:38 PM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:08 AM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmWest W

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools