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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 = Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 10:50:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Total Eclipse in progress – white lines on map

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

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 10:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 13° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.74 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.69 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.8"1001.37 miWest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 miSouth1001.34 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.0"0.20 miEast0° 18' 31.1"21.22 miSouth21.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 10:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' South, Longitude: 12° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.31 meters/second, 1556.3 km/hour, 967.0 miles/hour or 840.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 41.3"966.79 miWest0° 07' 58.3"9.14 miSouth966.54 mi
24 hours13° 38' 33.6"913.12 miEast2° 45' 15.5"189.39 miSouth926.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 11:50 AM31 km19 miles17 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboSun 11:50 AM367 km228 miles198 nmNortheast NE
MenongueSun 11:50 AM466 km290 miles252 nmEast E
MalanjeSun 11:50 AM701 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 11:50 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth N
Rundu *Sun 12:50 PM744 km462 miles402 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaSun 11:50 AM799 km497 miles432 nmEast-northeast ENE
UígeSun 11:50 AM857 km532 miles463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Walvis Bay *Sun 12:50 PM868 km539 miles469 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Sun 12:50 PM905 km563 miles489 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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