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, May 7, 2013 at 03:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' North, Longitude: 128° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.09 meters/second, 1598.7 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.56 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.4"993.16 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth993.13 mi
24 hours0° 00' 53.0"0.98 miwest0° 16' 23.9"18.80 minorth18.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' North, Longitude: 95° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.99 meters/second, 1602.0 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.2"995.29 miwest0° 10' 00.8"11.47 minorth995.15 mi
24 hours11° 10' 26.1"765.09 mieast3° 46' 34.0"259.53 minorth803.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
QuezonTue 11:24 AM795 km494 miles429 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaTue 11:24 AM804 km499 miles434 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakatiTue 11:24 AM804 km499 miles434 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baguio CityTue 11:24 AM806 km501 miles435 nmWest W
Cebu CityTue 11:24 AM858 km533 miles463 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BacolodTue 11:24 AM883 km549 miles477 nmSouthwest SW
DavaoTue 11:24 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaipeiTue 11:24 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmNorthwest NW
General SantosTue 11:24 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokTue 12:24 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmSoutheast SE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools