Home > Sun & Moon > Day and Night World Map

Day and Night World Map

App Store Logo

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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 34' South
Longitude: 0° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.7"1004.33 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1004.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.0"0.24 miwest0° 19' 00.0"21.77 misouth21.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 09' South
Longitude: 25° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.99 meters/second, 1602.0 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.5"995.34 miwest0° 10' 32.6"12.08 misouth995.22 mi
24 hours12° 16' 55.3"843.03 mieast4° 03' 27.7"278.89 misouth883.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 11:40 AM698 km433 miles377 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaFri 12:40 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 11:40 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 12:40 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 1:40 PM1950 km1211 miles1053 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaFri 12:40 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 12:40 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmNortheast NE
MalaboFri 12:40 PM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 11:40 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 11:40 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools