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, November 19, 2012 at 7:16:00 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, November 19, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 112° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.82 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.1 miles/hour or 849.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.29 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.1"976.82 miWest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 miSouth976.80 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.6"3.96 miEast0° 13' 25.4"15.39 miSouth15.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' South, Longitude: 29° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.93 meters/second, 1587.4 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.44 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.1"986.22 miWest0° 10' 34.6"12.12 miNorth986.57 mi
24 hours11° 42' 42.9"796.72 miEast4° 22' 42.6"300.90 miNorth856.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 2:16 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownMon 11:16 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:16 PM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 2:16 PM3894 km2419 miles2102 nmEast E
PapeeteMon 9:16 AM3900 km2424 miles2106 nmWest W
QuitoMon 2:16 PM4295 km2669 miles2319 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Mon 4:16 PM4414 km2743 miles2383 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorMon 1:16 PM4496 km2793 miles2427 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 1:16 PM4498 km2795 miles2429 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 1:16 PM4529 km2814 miles2445 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools