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, June 4, 2013 at 5:48:00 PM.

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, June 4, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 30' North, Longitude: 87° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.66 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.98 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.3"958.48 miWest0° 00' 16.8"0.32 miNorth958.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.6"2.85 miEast0° 06' 30.6"7.47 miNorth7.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 09' North, Longitude: 132° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.74 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.32 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.9"979.00 miWest0° 08' 09.6"9.35 miNorth978.78 mi
24 hours11° 15' 51.4"758.81 miEast2° 56' 48.7"202.60 miNorth780.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cancún *Tue 12:48 PM160 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Playa del Carmen *Tue 12:48 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth S
Cozumel *Tue 12:48 PM227 km141 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Merida *Tue 12:48 PM286 km178 miles154 nmSouthwest SW
Pinar del Río *Tue 1:48 PM381 km237 miles206 nmEast E
Chetumal *Tue 12:48 PM454 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Orange Walk TownTue 11:48 AM505 km314 miles273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San PedroTue 11:48 AM511 km318 miles276 nmSouth S
Havana *Tue 1:48 PM522 km324 miles282 nmEast E
Belize CityTue 11:48 AM561 km348 miles303 nmSouth S

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools