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

UTC time = Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:44:00 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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 56' South, Longitude: 15° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.29 meters/second, 1621.0 km/hour, 1007.3 miles/hour or 875.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.79 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.79 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.8"1007.09 miWest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 miSouth1007.06 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.7"0.68 miWest0° 19' 27.1"22.29 miSouth22.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 16' North, Longitude: 63° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.6"1005.45 miWest0° 10' 38.6"12.19 miSouth1005.55 mi
24 hours11° 13' 45.8"776.55 miEast4° 18' 45.6"296.32 miSouth831.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:44 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeWed 9:44 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 12:44 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanWed 12:44 PM2455 km1525 miles1326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:44 PM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmNorth N
SalvadorWed 9:44 AM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmWest W
YamoussoukroWed 12:44 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 12:44 PM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:44 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaWed 9:44 AM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmWest-northwest WNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools