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 6:50:00 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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 106° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.52 meters/second, 1611.1 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.68 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.5"1000.88 miWest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 miSouth1000.85 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.0"0.28 miEast0° 18' 26.1"21.12 miSouth21.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 39' South, Longitude: 103° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.95 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.03 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 07.0"961.51 miWest0° 07' 15.2"8.31 miSouth961.26 mi
24 hours13° 50' 51.0"922.37 miEast2° 25' 22.6"166.62 miSouth931.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 1:50 PM1337 km830 miles722 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:50 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSun 10:50 AM2679 km1665 miles1446 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 1:50 PM3216 km1998 miles1736 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:50 PM3509 km2181 miles1895 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSun 12:50 PM3735 km2321 miles2017 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:50 PM3735 km2321 miles2017 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 12:50 PM3750 km2330 miles2025 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:50 PM3772 km2344 miles2037 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 12:50 PM3888 km2416 miles2100 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools