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 Friday, December 27, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' South, Longitude: 69° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.6"952.73 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 minorth952.73 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.8"7.78 mieast0° 03' 02.7"3.49 minorth8.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' South, Longitude: 137° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.61 meters/second, 1575.4 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.7"978.68 miwest0° 08' 51.3"10.14 misouth978.45 mi
24 hours12° 48' 12.4"865.16 mieast3° 14' 38.8"223.03 misouth887.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Antofagasta *Fri 1:40 PM83 km52 miles45 nmWest-southwest WSW
SaltaFri 1:40 PM466 km290 miles252 nmEast-southeast ESE
TucumánFri 1:40 PM597 km371 miles322 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 12:40 PM658 km409 miles356 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 12:40 PM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaFri 1:40 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaFri 1:40 PM1068 km663 miles577 nmSouth S
Santiago *Fri 1:40 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Fri 1:40 PM1243 km772 miles671 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioFri 1:40 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmSoutheast SE
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools