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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 56' South, Longitude: 61° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1002.61 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.58 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.2"0.02 mieast0° 18' 42.9"21.45 misouth21.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' South, Longitude: 73° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.93 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 28' 05.9"979.48 miwest0° 09' 20.9"10.71 misouth979.26 mi
24 hours13° 06' 10.1"887.06 mieast3° 24' 58.5"234.87 misouth911.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 11:50 AM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzSat 11:50 AM345 km214 miles186 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSat 11:50 AM579 km360 miles313 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaSat 11:50 AM627 km390 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
La PazSat 11:50 AM692 km430 miles374 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSat 11:50 AM846 km526 miles457 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSat 11:50 AM863 km536 miles466 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Sat 12:50 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausSat 11:50 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Sat 1:50 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools