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, January 7, 2013 at 2:34:00 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, January 7, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 22' South, Longitude: 143° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.03 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"959.32 miWest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 miNorth959.34 mi
24 hours0° 06' 24.7"6.84 miEast0° 07' 53.4"9.05 miNorth11.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' South, Longitude: 73° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.10 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.96 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.0"957.34 miWest0° 07' 57.7"9.13 miSouth957.05 mi
24 hours13° 57' 17.3"925.52 miEast2° 41' 22.9"184.98 miSouth937.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LongreachMon 12:34 PM171 km106 miles93 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsMon 12:34 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 12:04 PM952 km591 miles514 nmWest W
Tennant CreekMon 12:04 PM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneMon 12:34 PM1155 km717 miles623 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Mon 1:04 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyMon 12:34 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Mon 1:34 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Mon 1:34 PM1549 km963 miles836 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 12:04 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools