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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' South, Longitude: 69° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.90 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 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' 00.6"1004.05 miwest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 misouth1004.02 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miwest0° 18' 57.2"21.72 misouth21.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' South, Longitude: 92° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.00 meters/second, 1598.4 km/hour, 993.2 miles/hour or 863.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 29' 46.2"993.11 miwest0° 10' 24.7"11.93 misouth992.97 mi
24 hours12° 24' 47.3"850.42 mieast3° 58' 45.2"273.51 misouth888.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazFri 12:20 PM247 km154 miles133 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArequipaFri 11:20 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoFri 12:20 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreFri 12:20 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSoutheast SE
LimaFri 11:20 AM877 km545 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausFri 12:20 PM1636 km1016 miles883 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Fri 1:20 PM1702 km1057 miles919 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 11:20 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoFri 11:20 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaFri 1:20 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools