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 = Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 10:48:00 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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' North, Longitude: 17° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.89 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.55 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.2"992.72 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.79 miNorth992.69 mi
24 hours0° 00' 50.3"0.93 miWest0° 16' 18.8"18.70 miNorth18.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 11° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.51 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.53 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.8"991.97 miWest0° 09' 39.9"11.07 miNorth991.80 mi
24 hours11° 12' 33.4"765.01 miEast3° 36' 50.5"248.41 miNorth800.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauTue 11:48 AM236 km147 miles128 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoussoroTue 11:48 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSouth S
FadaTue 11:48 AM474 km295 miles256 nmEast E
AbéchéTue 11:48 AM524 km326 miles283 nmSoutheast SE
MongoTue 11:48 AM550 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaTue 11:48 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SarhTue 11:48 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSouth S
MoundouTue 11:48 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth S
ZinderTue 11:48 AM940 km584 miles507 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirTue 1:48 PM955 km594 miles516 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools