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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 64° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.2"5.12 miwest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' North, Longitude: 24° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.81 meters/second, 1518.5 km/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.1"943.33 miwest0° 01' 47.5"2.06 misouth943.43 mi
24 hours11° 33' 36.6"751.30 mieast1° 08' 24.1"78.42 misouth758.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São Gabriel da CachoeiraTue 12:26 PM249 km155 miles134 nmWest W
Boa VistaTue 12:26 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
ManausTue 12:26 PM621 km386 miles336 nmEast-southeast ESE
MitúTue 11:26 AM623 km387 miles336 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoTue 11:56 AM728 km453 miles393 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ciudad BolívarTue 11:56 AM944 km587 miles510 nmNorth N
San Fernando de ApureTue 11:56 AM951 km591 miles514 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenTue 12:26 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownTue 12:26 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoTue 12:26 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools