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Flag for Kiribati April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Tarawa, Kiribati

Max view in Tarawa
Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 5:53 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Tarawa: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 4:42 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 5:53 PM

Ends: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 6:55 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes


April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Tarawa

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Tarawa, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:42 PM Apr 205:53 PM Apr 206:30 PM Apr 20
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Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Thursday, April 20, 2023

EventTime in TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 20 at 4:42 PM282°West-northwest25.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 20 at 5:53 PM281°West-northwest8.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
SunsetApr 20 at 6:30 PM281°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 20 at 6:55 PM281°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Tarawa (GILT – Gilbert Island Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility from TarawaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Tarawa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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