Home > Sun & Moon > Day and Night World Map

Day and Night World Map

App Store Logo

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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 21' South
Longitude: 178° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.38 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 59.4"1000.64 miwest0° 00' 46.2"0.88 misouth1000.61 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.6"0.33 mieast0° 18' 22.8"21.07 misouth21.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 15' South
Longitude: 175° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.52 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 46.5"958.37 miwest0° 06' 45.6"7.75 misouth958.13 mi
24 hours13° 57' 55.4"927.55 mieast2° 12' 02.4"151.35 misouth934.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lautoka *Mon 12:50 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Mon 12:50 PM282 km175 miles152 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Mon 12:50 PM310 km193 miles167 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuMon 11:50 AM657 km408 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiMon 11:50 AM765 km476 miles413 nmNorth N
NeiafuMon 12:50 PM917 km570 miles495 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiMon 12:50 PM939 km584 miles507 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaMon 12:50 PM953 km592 miles515 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaMon 10:50 AM1079 km670 miles583 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 1:50 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools