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Flag for Vanuatu April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Port Vila, Vanuatu

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Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 4:27 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Port Vila: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 3:24 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 4:27 PM

Ends: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 5:23 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes


April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Port Vila

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

3:24 PM Apr 204:27 PM Apr 205:23 PM Apr 20
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Thursday, April 20, 2023

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 20 at 3:24 PM294°West-northwest28.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 20 at 4:27 PM287°West-northwest14.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 20 at 5:23 PM283°West-northwest2.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Port Vila (VUT – Vanuatu Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Port Vila

Eclipse Visibility From Port VilaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
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