Daylight map and the line of Earth's terminator

Day-night map of the world and the line between the bright and the dark sides of the Earth.

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Daylight line terminator
Daylight line terminator
NASA Blue Marble image by Robert Simmon and Reto Stöckli.


Daylight map displays current illumination of the Earth from sunlight. Terminator of the Earth or the line between the shadow and the bright part is visible above different locations of the world.

Current daylight map

Next links point to current daylight maps of different geolocations (center of continents and both poles):
(External links to daylight map plots open in a new browser window.)

Look to the opposite direction

You may want to look from the same locations of the world, but to the opposite direction from the Earth up to the sky and space, and explore the current sky from Earth.

Space now

Current web page, "Daylight map of the world" is a part of Space now section of You may want to visit previous or next page too:


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