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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= 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 is currently 447.61 meters/second, 1611.4 kilometres/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 430.92 meters/second, 1551.3 kilometres/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

Scroll right to see more
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Sun 12:30 PM67 km41 miles36 nm SE
Barra do GarçasSun 12:30 PM471 km293 miles254 nm E
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 11:30 AM484 km301 miles261 nm WSW
Fuerte Olimpo *Sun 12:30 PM655 km407 miles354 nm SSW
Santa CruzSun 11:30 AM757 km470 miles409 nm WSW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sun 12:30 PM813 km505 miles439 nm S
Brasilia *Sun 1:30 PM937 km582 miles506 nm E
SucreSun 11:30 AM1012 km629 miles547 nm WSW
Asuncion *Sun 12:30 PM1117 km694 miles603 nm S
La PazSun 11:30 AM1243 km772 miles671 nm W