January 4, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse
The first of four partial solar eclipses occurs on January 4, 2011. This particular eclipse gives tourists and inhabitants in Europe, Northern Africa and Central Asia the chance to witness a small portion of the sun blocked by the moon.
Where to see the eclipse
Regions seeing at least a partial eclipse: Much of Europe, South/East Asia, Much of Africa.
When the eclipse happens worldwide
The eclipse starts at one location and ends at another. The times below are actual times (in UTC) when the eclipse occurs.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Seattle*|
|First location to see partial eclipse begin||Jan 4 at 6:40 AM||Jan 3 at 10:40 PM|
|Maximum Eclipse||Jan 4 at 8:50 AM||Jan 4 at 12:50 AM|
|Last location to see partial Eclipse end||Jan 4 at 11:00 AM||Jan 4 at 3:00 AM|
* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse can be observed from Seattle. Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse begins, is at its max, and ends, somewhere else on earth. The corresponding local times are useful if you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam.
Eclipses visible in Seattle.
Eclipses visible from your city
Eclipses during year 2011
- Jan 4, 2011 – Partial Solar Eclipse (this page)
- Jun 1, 2011 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jun 15, 2011 – Total Lunar Eclipse
- Jul 1, 2011 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Nov 25, 2011 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Dec 10, 2011 – Total Lunar Eclipse
Eclipses during year 2014
- Apr 15, 2014 – Total Lunar Eclipse
- Apr 29, 2014 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Oct 8, 2014 – Total Lunar Eclipse
- Oct 23, 2014 – Partial Solar Eclipse
Eclipses during year 2015
- Mar 20, 2015 – Total Solar Eclipse
- Apr 4, 2015 – Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Sep 13, 2015 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Sep 28, 2015 – Total Lunar Eclipse