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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 1:20:00 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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 163° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 459.76 meters/second, 1655.1 kilometres/hour, 1028.5 miles/hour or 893.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1028.41 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.43 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.5"3.32 miWest0° 22' 50.0"26.15 miNorth26.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 20' South, Longitude: 157° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 444.93 meters/second, 1601.7 kilometres/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.59 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 26' 58.6"995.18 miWest0° 11' 46.8"13.49 miNorth995.43 mi
24 hours13° 02' 18.0"897.99 miEast4° 46' 58.9"328.64 miNorth958.53 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

Scroll right to see more
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 12:20 PM398 km247 miles215 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoSat 12:20 PM692 km430 miles374 nmWest W
ArawaSat 11:20 AM849 km527 miles458 nmWest W
YarenSat 1:20 PM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleSat 12:20 PM974 km605 miles526 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaSat 12:20 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 1:20 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSat 12:20 PM1705 km1059 miles921 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 1:20 PM1776 km1103 miles959 nmEast E

Astronomy Calculators

More Information

Related Time Zone Tools