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Eclipses in Tarawa, Kiribati

Apr 20, 2023 at 5:53 pm
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Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Tarawa
Begins: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 4:42 pm
Maximum: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 5:53 pm 0.914 Magnitude
Ends: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 6:31 pm
Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes
Location

April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Tarawa

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Tarawa. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (GILT) for Tarawa.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:42:18 pm Thu, Apr 20
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction West-northwest 282°
26.0°
5:53:14 pm Thu, Apr 20
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 281°
8.7°
6:31:32 pm Thu, Apr 20SettingSunset SettingMap direction West-northwest 281°
-0.2°
6:55:23 pm Thu, Apr 20Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 281°
-6.7°

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 a spectacular sight.

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility From TarawaVisibility Worldwide
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 29, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, North/East Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica

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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