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NORAD Santa tracker 2013 update: The UK tracks Santa on Christmas Eve

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The official NORAD Santa tracker 2013 is very popular with boys and girls in the UK to track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, the Daily Mirror reported on Tuesday.

The Mirror Christmas Eve headline read, "Google Santa Tracker 2013: Follow Father Christmas' progress on Google Maps."

An Army of volunteers will soon gather at NORAD's command center in Colorado. The tradition of NORAD tracking Santa goes back over 50 years.

Will you be watching Santa Claus live online? Leave your comments below.

"NORAD has supported Santa Claus' Christmas Eve operations for more than 50 years and we are always delighted to participate," said Col. John Bartholf, EADS commander. "I can assure everyone that EADS will do everything in its power to assist Santa with his critical mission."

Where is Santa right now?

As of 20:30 London time, Santa Claus was delivering presents to Eastern Europe. Santa began is journey several hours ago in the South Pacific, covering the countries of Australia and New Zealand.

To watch Santa live on NORAD's official Santa tracker site in English click here.

And remember kids, don't stay up too late tracking Santa. Santa does not come to homes where children are not in bed. Be sure and be in bed well before Santa hits your country.

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