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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 areas 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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Annular Eclipse In Progress - Yellow or Red Shaded Areas on the Map

  • The map shows the May 9, 2013 – May 10, 2013 — Annular Solar Eclipse in progress.
  • The yellow area on the map shows where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • A annular eclipse is visible to anyone within the dark red area of the map which is surrounded by the lighter red area.
  • A partial eclipse is visible to anyone within the brighter red area of the map surrounding the darkest red area.

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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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 is currently 442.23 meters/second, 1592.0 kilometres/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 428.59 meters/second, 1542.9 kilometres/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 12:38 PM363 km225 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
KwajaleinFri 12:38 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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

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