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 21, 2013 at 10:30:00 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 21, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 25° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.46 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.27 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.7"976.02 miWest0° 00' 33.8"0.65 miNorth976.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.2"4.38 miEast0° 13' 41.1"15.69 miNorth16.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 22' North, Longitude: 137° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.83 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.80 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miNorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.8"947.77 miWest0° 03' 56.7"4.52 miNorth947.59 mi
24 hours11° 31' 40.7"752.38 miEast1° 09' 40.3"79.88 miNorth753.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunMon 12:30 PM203 km126 miles109 nmWest W
FrancistownMon 12:30 PM272 km169 miles147 nmSoutheast SE
SeroweMon 12:30 PM318 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoMon 12:30 PM341 km212 miles184 nmEast E
GhanziMon 12:30 PM438 km272 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruMon 12:30 PM471 km292 miles254 nmEast E
MolepololeMon 12:30 PM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth S
GaboroneMon 12:30 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
MonguMon 12:30 PM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasvingoMon 12:30 PM575 km357 miles311 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools