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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

UTC time = Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:28:00 PM.

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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)

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Annular Eclipse in progress – white lines on map

  • The map shows the May 9, 2013 – May 10, 2013 — Annular Solar Eclipse in progress.
  • The white lines on the map shows areas where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Annular phase of the eclipse is visible to anyone within the dark blue area surrounded by a red area on the map (red lines)
  • The area under red lines are very close to see the same - but they see a partial eclipse

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 23:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' North, Longitude: 172° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.27 meters/second, 1592.2 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.49 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"989.06 miWest0° 00' 39.2"0.75 miNorth989.03 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.5"0.52 miWest0° 15' 34.6"17.86 miNorth17.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 23:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' North, Longitude: 173° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.85 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.99 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.7"959.04 miWest0° 05' 31.9"6.34 miNorth958.82 mi
24 hours11° 35' 53.8"766.16 miEast1° 48' 52.0"124.79 miNorth772.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 12:28 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 1:28 PM1631 km1013 miles881 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 11:28 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 11:28 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 11:28 AM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmWest W
TarawaFri 11:28 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:28 PM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 11:28 AM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 12:28 PM2988 km1857 miles1613 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:28 AM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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