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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 11:30:00 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.
  • 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 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 3° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 447.72 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"1001.33 miWest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 miSouth1001.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.3"0.21 miEast0° 18' 30.7"21.21 miSouth21.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' South, Longitude: 2° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 432.11 meters/second, 1555.6 kilometres/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 839.9 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' 38.4"966.34 miWest0° 07' 55.0"9.07 miSouth966.09 mi
24 hours13° 39' 37.4"913.94 miEast2° 43' 40.1"187.57 miSouth927.04 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
JamestownSun 11:30 AM981 km610 miles530 nmWest W
LuandaSun 12:30 PM1280 km796 miles691 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 1:30 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 11:30 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 12:30 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 12:30 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 12:30 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSun 12:30 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéSun 12:30 PM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 11:30 AM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmNorth N

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