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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 12:00:00 Noon.

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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 12:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 4° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 447.71 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"1001.30 miWest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 miSouth1001.27 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miEast0° 18' 30.4"21.21 miSouth21.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' South, Longitude: 4° 29' West

The ground speed is currently 431.96 meters/second, 1555.0 kilometres/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 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"16.10 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.1"966.01 miWest0° 07' 52.3"9.02 miSouth965.76 mi
24 hours13° 40' 25.0"914.55 miEast2° 42' 28.2"186.19 miSouth927.37 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 12:00 Noon191 km119 miles103 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaSun 1:00 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 12:00 Noon2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 12:00 Noon2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 1:00 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 12:00 Noon2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Sun 2:00 PM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmEast-southeast ESE
LoméSun 12:00 Noon2431 km1510 miles1312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 12:00 Noon2438 km1515 miles1317 nmNorth N
KinshasaSun 1:00 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmEast-northeast ENE

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