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

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, April 18, 2014 at 05:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' North, Longitude: 103° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.75 meters/second, 1640.7 km/hour, 1019.5 miles/hour or 885.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.3"1019.44 miwest0° 00' 52.4"1.00 minorth1019.42 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.5"3.77 miwest0° 20' 51.3"23.89 minorth24.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 05:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 40° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.94 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.84 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 21.8"950.35 miwest0° 03' 40.0"4.20 misouth950.20 mi
24 hours13° 37' 00.9"896.25 mieast0° 56' 34.6"64.86 misouth896.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SihanoukvilleFri 12:06 PM53 km33 miles28 nmEast-southeast ESE
Phnom PenhFri 12:06 PM219 km136 miles118 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kampong ChhnangFri 12:06 PM237 km147 miles128 nmNortheast NE
BattambangFri 12:06 PM255 km159 miles138 nmNorth N
Siem ReapFri 12:06 PM297 km185 miles160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cần ThơFri 12:06 PM308 km191 miles166 nmEast-southeast ESE
PattayaFri 12:06 PM336 km209 miles181 nmNorthwest NW
Ho Chi MinhFri 12:06 PM398 km247 miles215 nmEast E
BangkokFri 12:06 PM429 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
Nakhon RatchasimaFri 12:06 PM474 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Advertising

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools