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

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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 45' South, Longitude: 77° 48' 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 Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.0"963.56 miwest0° 00' 23.6"0.45 misouth963.54 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.4"6.02 mieast0° 09' 16.1"10.63 misouth12.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' South, Longitude: 109° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.70 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 05.6"969.91 miwest0° 08' 21.4"9.58 misouth969.66 mi
24 hours13° 33' 55.6"910.45 mieast2° 56' 55.3"202.74 misouth926.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:00 Noon1075 km668 miles580 nmNorth N
La PazSat 1:00 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:00 PM1342 km834 miles724 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 2:00 PM1473 km915 miles795 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 12:00 Noon1682 km1045 miles908 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSat 2:00 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 2:00 PM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 12:00 Noon2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresSat 2:00 PM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 12:00 Noon2381 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth N
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools