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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 4:00:00 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 Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 121° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 437.06 meters/second, 1573.4 kilometres/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.29 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.7"977.35 miWest0° 00' 32.3"0.62 miSouth977.38 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miEast0° 13' 07.2"15.04 miSouth15.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 04' South, Longitude: 27° 09' West

The ground speed is currently 445.88 meters/second, 1605.2 kilometres/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.2"997.34 miWest0° 11' 57.4"13.69 miNorth997.58 mi
24 hours12° 20' 15.8"850.09 miEast4° 47' 51.7"329.65 miNorth913.78 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

Scroll right to see more
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TuguegaraoThu 12:00 Noon223 km138 miles120 nmSouth S
KaohsiungThu 12:00 Noon399 km248 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tarlac CityThu 12:00 Noon471 km293 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MabalacatThu 12:00 Noon501 km311 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AngelesThu 12:00 Noon509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaichungThu 12:00 Noon513 km319 miles277 nmNorth N
QuezonThu 12:00 Noon548 km340 miles296 nmSouth S
OlongapoThu 12:00 Noon549 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManilaThu 12:00 Noon561 km349 miles303 nmSouth S
HsinchuThu 12:00 Noon578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N

Astronomy Calculators

More Information

Related Time Zone Tools