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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 12:40:00 PM.

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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 14° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 447.69 meters/second, 1611.7 kilometres/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.2 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' 59.7"1001.26 miWest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 miSouth1001.23 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.0"0.22 miEast0° 18' 30.0"21.20 miSouth21.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 53' South, Longitude: 14° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 431.76 meters/second, 1554.3 kilometres/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.3 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' 33.2"965.57 miWest0° 07' 48.9"8.96 miSouth965.32 mi
24 hours13° 41' 28.3"915.35 miEast2° 40' 51.4"184.35 miSouth927.82 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
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Sun 12:40 PM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth N
JamestownSun 12:40 PM903 km561 miles487 nmEast E
RecifeSun 9:40 AM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 12:40 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:40 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 12:40 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSun 12:40 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorSun 9:40 AM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmWest W
ConakrySun 12:40 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:40 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmNortheast NE

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