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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 1:40:00 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 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' South, Longitude: 29° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 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"1001.20 miWest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 miSouth1001.17 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.4"0.23 miEast0° 18' 29.3"21.19 miSouth21.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 00' South, Longitude: 28° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 431.46 meters/second, 1553.3 kilometres/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 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' 26.4"16.09 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miSouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 29.0"964.90 miWest0° 07' 43.7"8.86 miSouth964.65 mi
24 hours13° 43' 02.2"916.54 miEast2° 38' 25.0"181.55 miSouth928.47 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
RecifeSun 10:40 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 10:40 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSun 10:40 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 11:40 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 11:40 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 11:40 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSun 1:40 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmEast E
BelémSun 10:40 AM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaSun 1:40 PM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 1:40 PM3152 km1959 miles1702 nmNortheast NE

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