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 = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 1:40:00 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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 156° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 463.34 meters/second, 1668.0 kilometres/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 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"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.45 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miWest0° 23' 25.6"26.83 miNorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 01' South, Longitude: 120° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 443.82 meters/second, 1597.7 kilometres/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 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' 27.5"16.55 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.1"992.69 miWest0° 11' 04.6"12.69 miNorth992.97 mi
24 hours12° 51' 40.2"882.98 miEast4° 34' 35.7"314.47 miNorth940.50 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
PalikirFri 12:40 PM490 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoloniaFri 12:40 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WenoFri 11:40 AM706 km439 miles381 nmNorthwest NW
ArawaFri 11:40 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:40 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 12:40 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 11:40 AM1699 km1056 miles918 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 11:40 AM1728 km1073 miles933 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroFri 1:40 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraFri 10:40 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmWest-southwest WSW

Astronomy Calculators

More Information

Related Time Zone Tools