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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 11:20:00 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.
  • A total 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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 5° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 447.73 meters/second, 1611.8 kilometres/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 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"1001.34 miWest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 miSouth1001.31 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.2"0.21 miEast0° 18' 30.8"21.22 miSouth21.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 5° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 432.16 meters/second, 1555.8 kilometres/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.0 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"16.11 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.1"966.46 miWest0° 07' 55.9"9.09 miSouth966.21 mi
24 hours13° 39' 21.5"913.73 miEast2° 44' 04.1"188.02 miSouth926.93 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
LubangoSun 12:20 PM817 km508 miles441 nmEast E
Opuwo *Sun 1:20 PM905 km562 miles489 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSun 12:20 PM1064 km661 miles574 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSun 11:20 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmWest W
Windhoek *Sun 1:20 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSun 12:20 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 12:20 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSun 11:20 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 12:20 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSun 12:20 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNorth N

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