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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 34' South, Longitude: 52° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.81 meters/second, 1630.1 km/hour, 1012.9 miles/hour or 880.2 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' 01.9"1012.76 miwest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 minorth1012.79 mi
24 hours0° 00' 51.4"0.96 miwest0° 20' 46.4"23.80 minorth23.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' North, Longitude: 110° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.02 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.3"979.63 miwest0° 08' 36.5"9.86 minorth979.40 mi
24 hours11° 17' 15.9"761.03 mieast3° 06' 35.7"213.81 minorth785.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaFri 11:44 AM354 km220 miles191 nmWest W
ToamasinaFri 11:44 AM703 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouFri 11:44 AM793 km493 miles428 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 11:44 AM884 km550 miles478 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduFri 11:44 AM886 km550 miles478 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 12:44 PM936 km581 miles505 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FomboniFri 11:44 AM956 km594 miles516 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 12:44 PM971 km603 miles524 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisFri 12:44 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeFri 11:44 AM999 km621 miles539 nmSouthwest SW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools