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 3:30:00 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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 15:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' South, Longitude: 56° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.61 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 59.7"1001.09 miWest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 miSouth1001.06 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.4"0.25 miEast0° 18' 28.2"21.16 miSouth21.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 15:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 14' South, Longitude: 55° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.92 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.07 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 21.0"963.69 miWest0° 07' 33.8"8.67 miSouth963.44 mi
24 hours13° 45' 52.0"918.67 miEast2° 33' 52.4"176.35 miSouth929.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Sun 12:30 PM67 km41 miles36 nmSoutheast SE
Barra do GarçasSun 12:30 PM471 km293 miles254 nmEast E
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 11:30 AM484 km301 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 1:30 PM937 km582 miles506 nmEast E
SucreSun 11:30 AM1012 km629 miles547 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Sun 12:30 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmSouth S
La PazSun 11:30 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmWest W
Rio BrancoSun 11:30 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sun 1:30 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSun 11:30 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools