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 = Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 6:30:00 AM.

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 Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 06' South, Longitude: 85° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.08 meters/second, 1649.1 km/hour, 1024.7 miles/hour or 890.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.08 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.08 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.8"1024.63 miWest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 miNorth1024.65 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.4"2.74 miWest0° 22' 22.5"25.63 miNorth25.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 27° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.18 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.78 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.4"946.36 miWest0° 03' 48.5"4.37 miNorth946.55 mi
24 hours14° 13' 39.4"934.62 miEast2° 05' 59.0"144.40 miNorth951.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 12:30 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 12:00 Noon1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboTue 12:00 Noon1888 km1173 miles1020 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluTue 1:30 PM1916 km1190 miles1034 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleTue 11:30 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 12:00 Noon2178 km1354 miles1176 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurTue 2:30 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiTue 12:00 Noon2267 km1409 miles1224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeTue 2:30 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaTue 1:30 PM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools