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 6:40:00 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 Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' South, Longitude: 96° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.32 meters/second, 1650.0 km/hour, 1025.2 miles/hour or 890.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1025.17 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miNorth1025.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.5"2.82 miWest0° 22' 26.5"25.71 miNorth25.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' South, Longitude: 147° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.36 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.86 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miNorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.6"951.25 miWest0° 05' 20.7"6.13 miNorth951.50 mi
24 hours14° 09' 45.5"935.14 miEast2° 40' 49.6"184.31 miNorth959.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:40 PM1188 km738 miles642 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilTue 1:40 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 1:40 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmEast E
QuitoTue 1:40 PM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Tue 1:40 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseTue 12:40 PM2512 km1561 miles1357 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 12:40 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 12:40 PM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 12:40 PM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaTue 1:40 PM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools