Home > Sun & Moon > Day and Night World Map

Day and Night World Map

App Store Logo

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, March 28, 2014 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 58' North
Longitude: 96° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.31 meters/second, 1667.9 km/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.46 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.0"26.82 minorth27.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 16' South
Longitude: 62° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.54 meters/second, 1600.4 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.7"994.39 miwest0° 11' 14.1"12.87 minorth994.65 mi
24 hours12° 49' 23.4"881.77 mieast4° 36' 55.7"317.16 minorth939.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehFri 12:40 PM297 km185 miles161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanFri 12:40 PM304 km189 miles164 nmEast-northeast ENE
PematangsiantarFri 12:40 PM334 km208 miles180 nmEast E
George TownFri 1:40 PM551 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohFri 1:40 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alor SetarFri 1:40 PM596 km370 miles322 nmNortheast NE
PhuketFri 12:40 PM604 km376 miles326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:40 PM633 km393 miles342 nmEast E
PadangFri 12:40 PM646 km401 miles349 nmSoutheast SE
SerembanFri 1:40 PM655 km407 miles354 nmEast E
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools