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 = Friday, February 15, 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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' South, Longitude: 145° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.65 meters/second, 1629.5 km/hour, 1012.6 miles/hour or 879.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.88 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.8"1012.41 miWest0° 00' 51.6"0.98 miNorth1012.44 mi
24 hours0° 00' 48.4"0.91 miWest0° 20' 43.4"23.74 miNorth23.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 02' North, Longitude: 160° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.56 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.39 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.4"983.10 miWest0° 09' 01.3"10.34 miNorth982.88 mi
24 hours11° 16' 15.9"762.57 miEast3° 17' 20.6"226.11 miNorth790.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyFri 12:34 PM425 km264 miles230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsFri 12:34 PM479 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
LaeFri 12:34 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraFri 11:34 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinFri 12:04 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 1:34 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmEast E
Alice SpringsFri 12:04 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariFri 11:34 AM1779 km1106 miles961 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneFri 12:34 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliFri 11:34 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmWest W

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools