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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 = Friday, May 10, 2013 at 12:38:00 AM.

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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 Friday, May 10, 2013 at 00:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' North, Longitude: 169° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.23 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 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"988.99 miWest0° 00' 39.2"0.75 miNorth988.96 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.0"0.51 miWest0° 15' 33.8"17.84 miNorth17.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' North, Longitude: 169° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.59 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.98 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.5"958.46 miWest0° 05' 26.0"6.23 miNorth958.25 mi
24 hours348° 23' 45.1"766.10 miWest1° 46' 24.2"121.97 miNorth771.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 12:38 PM363 km225 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 12:38 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:38 AM1716 km1066 miles926 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 1:38 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 12:38 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 12:38 PM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:38 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 10:38 AM2703 km1679 miles1459 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:38 PM3077 km1912 miles1661 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 11:38 AM3174 km1972 miles1714 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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