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, October 7, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' South, Longitude: 89° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.74 meters/second, 1662.3 km/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1032.94 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.09 misouth1032.92 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.3"4.86 miwest0° 22' 54.6"26.24 misouth26.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' South, Longitude: 116° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.60 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.1"965.28 miwest0° 07' 30.6"8.61 misouth965.04 mi
24 hours13° 22' 07.3"892.85 mieast2° 33' 48.5"176.29 misouth904.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedanMon 12:50 PM1462 km909 miles790 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluMon 12:50 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurMon 1:50 PM1692 km1051 miles913 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:20 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboMon 11:20 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmNorthwest NW
PalembangMon 12:50 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmEast E
SingaporeMon 1:50 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaMon 11:50 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest W
JakartaMon 12:50 PM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmEast E
BandungMon 12:50 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools