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

See where the moon is over the horizon

Change time and date

< 4 weeks4 weeks > March equinox 
or choose:

< 1 day1 day >June solstice
< 12 hours12 hours >September equinox
< 6 hours6 hours >December solstice
< 1 hour1 hour >Now/Current time
< 10 minutes10 minutes >

Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 02' South, Longitude: 175° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.98 meters/second, 1627.1 km/hour, 1011.1 miles/hour or 878.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.85 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1010.91 miwest0° 00' 51.0"0.97 minorth1010.94 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.4"0.68 miwest0° 20' 30.2"23.49 minorth23.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 46' North, Longitude: 142° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.22 meters/second, 1602.8 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.5"995.81 miwest0° 10' 32.4"12.07 minorth995.67 mi
24 hours11° 15' 50.8"772.03 mieast3° 57' 42.1"272.28 minorth814.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaThu 12:34 PM569 km354 miles307 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiThu 12:34 PM586 km364 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaThu 12:34 PM599 km372 miles323 nmSoutheast SE
LevukaThu 12:34 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaThu 12:34 PM671 km417 miles363 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 12:34 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 11:34 AM891 km553 miles481 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleThu 11:34 AM893 km555 miles482 nmWest-southwest WSW
NoumeaThu 11:34 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaThu 1:34 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmSoutheast SE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools