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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 2:40:00 PM.

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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 not visible to anyone on earth.

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 14:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 14' South, Longitude: 44° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.64 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 59.7"1001.14 miWest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 miSouth1001.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.0"0.24 miEast0° 18' 28.6"21.17 miSouth21.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' South, Longitude: 42° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.17 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.07 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 24.6"964.24 miWest0° 07' 38.3"8.75 miSouth963.99 mi
24 hours13° 44' 35.3"917.71 miEast2° 35' 56.9"178.73 miSouth929.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes Claros *Sun 12:40 PM167 km104 miles90 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sun 12:40 PM410 km255 miles222 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Sun 12:40 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Sun 12:40 PM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSun 11:40 AM656 km408 miles354 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:40 PM862 km535 miles465 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sun 12:40 PM958 km595 miles517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeSun 11:40 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSun 11:40 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSun 11:40 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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