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 = Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 3:50:00 PM.

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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 38' South, Longitude: 60° 54' West

The ground speed is currently 459.84 meters/second, 1655.4 kilometres/hour, 1028.6 miles/hour or 893.8 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"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.57 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1028.55 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.0"4.14 miWest0° 22' 24.4"25.66 miSouth25.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' South, Longitude: 40° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 430.90 meters/second, 1551.2 kilometres/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 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' 26.6"16.06 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.0"963.69 miWest0° 07' 32.6"8.65 miNorth964.02 mi
24 hours13° 05' 08.2"873.01 miEast3° 24' 32.8"234.36 miNorth910.27 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
ManicoréSat 11:50 AM205 km128 miles111 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto VelhoSat 11:50 AM351 km218 miles190 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausSat 11:50 AM508 km316 miles274 nmNorth N
RiberaltaSat 11:50 AM680 km422 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoSat 11:50 AM805 km500 miles435 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSat 11:50 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSat 11:50 AM1348 km837 miles728 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSat 12:50 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboSat 12:50 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSat 11:50 AM1625 km1010 miles877 nmNorth N

Astronomy Calculators

More Information

Related Time Zone Tools