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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 11:50:00 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 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 1° 36' West

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"1001.31 miWest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 miSouth1001.28 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.5"0.21 miEast0° 18' 30.4"21.21 miSouth21.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 46' South, Longitude: 2° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 432.01 meters/second, 1555.2 kilometres/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 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' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.8"966.12 miWest0° 07' 53.2"9.04 miSouth965.87 mi
24 hours13° 40' 09.2"914.34 miEast2° 42' 52.2"186.65 miSouth927.26 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 11:50 AM449 km279 miles242 nmWest W
LuandaSun 12:50 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 11:50 AM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 12:50 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sun 1:50 PM2128 km1323 miles1149 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSun 12:50 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSun 12:50 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSun 11:50 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNorth N
AccraSun 11:50 AM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmNorth N
LoméSun 11:50 AM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmNorth N

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