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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 10:40:00 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 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 15° 54' 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"1001.38 miWest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 miSouth1001.35 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.8"0.20 miEast0° 18' 31.1"21.22 miSouth21.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' South, Longitude: 14° 47' East

The ground speed is currently 432.35 meters/second, 1556.5 kilometres/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.4 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' 42.0"966.90 miWest0° 07' 59.2"9.15 miSouth966.65 mi
24 hours13° 38' 17.4"912.91 miEast2° 45' 39.3"189.84 miSouth926.48 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 11:40 AM202 km126 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoSun 11:40 AM260 km162 miles141 nmWest W
HuamboSun 11:40 AM267 km166 miles144 nmNorth N
Opuwo *Sun 12:40 PM387 km240 miles209 nmSouthwest SW
Rundu *Sun 12:40 PM512 km318 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
LuenaSun 11:40 AM575 km357 miles310 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeSun 11:40 AM625 km389 miles338 nmNorth N
LuandaSun 11:40 AM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguSun 12:40 PM778 km483 miles420 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sun 12:40 PM828 km514 miles447 nmSouth S

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