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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 = Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 10:30:00 AM.

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

  • The map shows the November 3, 2013 — Total Solar Eclipse in progress.
  • The yellow area on the map shows where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Total phase of the eclipse is not visible to anyone on earth.

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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 18° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 447.75 meters/second, 1611.9 kilometres/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 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"16.69 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.8"1001.39 miWest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 miSouth1001.36 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.8"0.20 miEast0° 18' 31.3"21.23 miSouth21.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 17° 11' East

The ground speed is currently 432.40 meters/second, 1556.7 kilometres/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.5 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' 26.6"16.12 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.7"967.01 miWest0° 08' 00.1"9.17 miSouth966.76 mi
24 hours13° 38' 01.4"912.71 miEast2° 46' 02.8"190.29 miSouth926.36 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
MenongueSun 11:30 AM94 km58 miles51 nmNorthwest NW
Rundu *Sun 12:30 PM336 km209 miles182 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboSun 11:30 AM392 km243 miles211 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaSun 11:30 AM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonguSun 12:30 PM509 km316 miles275 nmEast E
LubangoSun 11:30 AM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
Opuwo *Sun 12:30 PM581 km361 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
MalanjeSun 11:30 AM662 km411 miles358 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaunSun 12:30 PM754 km469 miles407 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziSun 12:30 PM799 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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