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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 12:50:00 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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' South, Longitude: 16° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 447.69 meters/second, 1611.7 kilometres/hour, 1001.4 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"1001.25 miWest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 miSouth1001.22 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.0"0.22 miEast0° 18' 29.9"21.20 miSouth21.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 16° 31' West

The ground speed is currently 431.71 meters/second, 1554.2 kilometres/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 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"16.09 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.6"965.46 miWest0° 07' 48.0"8.94 miSouth965.21 mi
24 hours13° 41' 44.1"915.55 miEast2° 40' 27.2"183.88 miSouth927.93 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 12:50 PM840 km522 miles453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSun 12:50 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmEast E
RecifeSun 9:50 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 9:50 AM2375 km1475 miles1282 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 12:50 PM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 12:50 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:50 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 9:50 AM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroSun 12:50 PM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 12:50 PM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth N

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