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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 1:28:00 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 01:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' North, Longitude: 157° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.21 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"988.94 miWest0° 00' 39.1"0.75 miNorth988.91 mi
24 hours0° 00' 27.8"0.51 miWest0° 15' 33.2"17.83 miNorth17.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' North, Longitude: 157° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.40 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.97 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.8"958.05 miWest0° 05' 21.8"6.15 miNorth957.84 mi
24 hours11° 36' 29.2"766.05 miEast1° 44' 38.4"119.95 miNorth771.65 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 1:28 PM1025 km637 miles553 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 12:28 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 11:28 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 1:28 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 1:28 PM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 1:28 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaFri 10:28 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoFri 10:28 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokFri 10:28 AM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 2:28 PM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmEast-northeast ENE

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