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, October 5, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' South, Longitude: 168° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 462.36 meters/second, 1664.5 kilometres/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.8 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"17.24 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.26 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.25 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.3"5.12 miWest0° 23' 03.6"26.41 miSouth26.90 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' South, Longitude: 167° 43' East

The ground speed is currently 445.44 meters/second, 1603.6 kilometres/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.9 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' 30.4"16.61 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.5"996.28 miWest0° 10' 34.2"12.11 miSouth996.17 mi
24 hours12° 06' 51.5"832.04 miEast4° 03' 48.6"279.26 miSouth873.65 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
YarenSat 12:34 PM499 km310 miles270 nm NNW
TabiteueaSat 12:34 PM783 km487 miles423 nm ENE
TarawaSat 12:34 PM835 km519 miles451 nm NE
HoniaraSat 11:34 AM1091 km678 miles589 nm WSW
FunafutiSat 12:34 PM1241 km771 miles670 nm ESE
MajuroSat 12:34 PM1342 km834 miles724 nm NNE
Port VilaSat 11:34 AM1441 km895 miles778 nm S
PalikirSat 11:34 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nm NW
Baker IslandFri 12:34 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nm ENE
SuvaSat 12:34 PM1827 km1135 miles987 nm SE