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 = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 5:52:00 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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 05:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' South, Longitude: 93° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.5"5.14 miWest0° 23' 42.1"27.14 miNorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 05:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' North, Longitude: 170° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.26 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.78 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.8"946.53 miWest0° 03' 01.6"3.47 miSouth946.68 mi
24 hours11° 30' 25.8"750.29 miEast1° 37' 19.6"111.57 miSouth762.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehWed 12:52 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PematangsiantarWed 12:52 PM668 km415 miles361 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanWed 12:52 PM670 km417 miles362 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurWed 1:52 PM941 km585 miles508 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohWed 1:52 PM958 km595 miles517 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluWed 12:52 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeWed 1:52 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmEast E
PalembangWed 12:52 PM1253 km778 miles676 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaWed 12:52 PM1586 km985 miles856 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokWed 12:52 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northeast NNE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools