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 = Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 9:52:00 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 Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 34' South, Longitude: 29° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.43 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.6"964.70 miWest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 miSouth964.68 mi
24 hours0° 05' 24.4"5.80 miEast0° 09' 42.1"11.12 miSouth12.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 141° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.2 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' 00.5"0.01 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.8"937.83 miWest0° 00' 24.2"0.47 miNorth937.81 mi
24 hours11° 41' 44.9"755.89 miEast0° 17' 08.5"19.66 miSouth756.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoThu 11:52 AM166 km103 miles90 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TonotaThu 11:52 AM172 km107 miles93 nmWest W
FrancistownThu 11:52 AM172 km107 miles93 nmWest-northwest WNW
LeralaThu 11:52 AM193 km120 miles104 nmSouthwest SW
MasvingoThu 11:52 AM244 km152 miles132 nmNortheast NE
GweruThu 11:52 AM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PolokwaneThu 11:52 AM260 km161 miles140 nmSouth S
SeroweThu 11:52 AM264 km164 miles143 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChitungwizaThu 11:52 AM445 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareThu 11:52 AM461 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools