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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 12:00:00 Noon.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= 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 visible to anyone within the dark blue area surrounded by a red area on the map (red lines)
  • The area under red lines are very close to see the same - but they see a partial eclipse

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 of the movement is currently 447.71 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 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"1001.30 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 of the movement is currently 431.96 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.10 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 zenith

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

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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