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Flag for Samoa October 3, 2024 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Apia, Samoa

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Thursday, October 3, 2024 at 7:18 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Apia: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Oct 3, 2024 at 6:25 AM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 3, 2024 at 7:18 AM

Ends: Thu, Oct 3, 2024 at 8:18 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes


October 3, 2024 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Apia

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The annular 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

7:08 AM Oct 37:18 AM Oct 38:18 AM Oct 3
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Local times for eclipse in Apia on Thursday, October 3, 2024

EventTime in ApiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 3 at 6:25 AM97°East11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseOct 3 at 7:08 AM94°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 3 at 7:18 AM94°East0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 3 at 8:18 AM90°East16.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Oct 3SolarPartial
2025Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarPartial
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Jul 19LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Apia, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100