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.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= 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

## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' North, Longitude: 83° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 447.43 meters/second, 1610.7 kilometres/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 00.1"16.68 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.8"1000.66 miWest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 miSouth1000.69 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.1"2.67 miWest0° 17' 50.2"20.44 miSouth20.62 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 52' South, Longitude: 43° 24' West

The ground speed is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 kilometres/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 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' 32.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.0"1003.12 miWest0° 10' 45.2"12.32 miSouth1003.09 mi
24 hours11° 20' 46.3"783.05 miEast4° 13' 10.5"289.95 miSouth832.53 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
Puerto CabezasSat 11:40 AM150 km93 miles81 nm SSE
La CeibaSat 11:40 AM338 km210 miles183 nm W
MatagalpaSat 11:40 AM362 km225 miles196 nm SW
TegucigalpaSat 11:40 AM405 km252 miles219 nm WSW
ManaguaSat 11:40 AM452 km281 miles244 nm SW
MasayaSat 11:40 AM457 km284 miles247 nm SW
CholomaSat 11:40 AM460 km286 miles248 nm W
San Pedro SulaSat 11:40 AM468 km291 miles252 nm W
LeónSat 11:40 AM474 km294 miles256 nm SW
George Town (Cayman)Sat 12:40 PM499 km310 miles269 nm NNE