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 = Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:40:00 AM.

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

Total Eclipse in progress – white lines on map

  • The map shows the November 3, 2013 — Total Solar Eclipse in progress.
  • The white lines on the map shows areas where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Total phase of the eclipse is visible to anyone within the dark blue area surrounded by a red area on the map (red lines)
  • The area under red lines are very close to see the same - but they see a partial eclipse

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 0° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.72 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.69 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.8"1001.32 miWest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 miSouth1001.29 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.5"0.21 miEast0° 18' 30.6"21.21 miSouth21.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' South, Longitude: 0° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.06 meters/second, 1555.4 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.11 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.6"966.23 miWest0° 07' 54.1"9.06 miSouth965.98 mi
24 hours13° 39' 53.4"914.14 miEast2° 43' 16.1"187.11 miSouth927.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:40 AM714 km444 miles386 nmWest W
LuandaSun 12:40 PM1515 km942 miles818 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 11:40 AM1834 km1139 miles990 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sun 1:40 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleSun 12:40 PM1964 km1220 miles1061 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 12:40 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 12:40 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNortheast NE
MalaboSun 12:40 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 11:40 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 11:40 AM2333 km1449 miles1260 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools