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 Monday, March 11, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 24' South, Longitude: 115° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.10 meters/second, 1667.2 km/hour, 1035.9 miles/hour or 900.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1035.99 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.3"4.61 miwest0° 23' 37.4"27.06 minorth27.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' North, Longitude: 116° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"1004.11 miwest0° 11' 42.5"13.41 minorth1004.19 mi
24 hours11° 31' 23.5"797.09 mieast4° 35' 07.6"315.09 minorth856.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 2:50 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:50 PM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmEast E
AdamstownMon 11:50 AM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico CityMon 1:50 PM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 1:50 PM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:50 PM3449 km2143 miles1862 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 12:50 PM3623 km2251 miles1956 nmNorth N
ManaguaMon 1:50 PM3645 km2265 miles1968 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaMon 1:50 PM3653 km2270 miles1973 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanMon 1:50 PM3704 km2302 miles2000 nmNortheast NE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools