For the kids who can't wait for Santa to arrive, the North American Aerospace Defense Command has a Christmas treat for you.

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You can track the fat man's progress around the globe tonight. NORAD also provides updates by phone, Facebook, Twitter and email. Also, if you call 877-HI-NORAD, a live person will give you an update.

 

 

NORAD says Santa usually starts in the South Pacific and hits New Zealand and Australia before heading to Japan and Asia. Africa and Europe are next, followed by North America and South America.

According to CBS, last year, volunteers answered 114,000 phone calls from around the world. The website had 22.3 million unique visitors. NORAD Tracks Santa had 1.2 million followers on Facebook and 129,000 on Twitter.