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 = Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 3:36:00 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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' South, Longitude: 129° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.14 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.48 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.77 miWest0° 00' 41.1"0.79 miNorth988.80 mi
24 hours0° 02' 17.5"2.52 miEast0° 16' 38.0"19.07 miNorth19.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 18° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.4"1004.88 miWest0° 11' 30.5"13.18 miSouth1005.01 mi
24 hours11° 18' 07.2"781.48 miEast4° 38' 04.2"318.43 miSouth843.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekWed 11:36 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tennant CreekWed 1:06 PM561 km348 miles303 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinWed 1:06 PM595 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsWed 1:06 PM823 km511 miles444 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiWed 12:36 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliWed 12:36 PM1082 km673 miles584 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaWed 12:21 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmSouth S
CairnsWed 1:36 PM1751 km1088 miles946 nmEast E
MakassarWed 11:36 AM1753 km1089 miles946 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarWed 11:36 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmWest-northwest WNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools