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Flag for Samoa April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Apia, Samoa

Max view in Apia
Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 6:13 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Apia: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 5:45 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 6:13 PM

Ends: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 7:35 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Apia

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Apia, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
5:45 PM Apr 206:13 PM Apr 206:18 PM Apr 20
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Local times for eclipse in Apia on Thursday, April 20, 2023

EventTime in ApiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 20 at 5:45 PM284°West-northwest7.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseApr 20 at 6:13 PM282°West-northwest0.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
SunsetApr 20 at 6:18 PM282°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 20 at 7:35 PM282°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Apia (WST – West Samoa 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 Apia

Eclipse Visibility from ApiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
Total
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 16LunarPartial
Total
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2025Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 8LunarPartial
Total
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
Partial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Apia, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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