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 Monday, July 8, 2013 at 07:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 26' North, Longitude: 72° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.87 meters/second, 1543.9 km/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.1"958.95 miwest0° 00' 17.3"0.33 misouth958.97 mi
24 hours0° 02' 16.6"2.43 mieast0° 07' 06.4"8.15 misouth8.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 8, 2013 at 07:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' North, Longitude: 72° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.30 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.0"955.60 miwest0° 04' 45.8"5.46 misouth955.83 mi
24 hours11° 13' 08.1"738.02 mieast2° 15' 56.9"155.81 misouth758.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AnandMon 12:44 PM22 km13 miles12 nmNortheast NE
NadiadMon 12:44 PM30 km19 miles16 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VadodaraMon 12:44 PM49 km31 miles27 nmEast-southeast ESE
AhmedabadMon 12:44 PM68 km42 miles37 nmNorth N
BharuchMon 12:44 PM84 km52 miles46 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GandhinagarMon 12:44 PM86 km54 miles47 nmNorth N
GodhraMon 12:44 PM95 km59 miles51 nmEast-northeast ENE
BhavnagarMon 12:44 PM99 km61 miles53 nmSouthwest SW
LunawadaMon 12:44 PM115 km71 miles62 nmNortheast NE
MahesanaMon 12:44 PM135 km84 miles73 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools