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Eclipses in Apia, Samoa

Apr 20, 2023 at 6:15 pm
Max at Sunset in Apia
Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Apia
Begins: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 5:45 pm
Maximum: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 6:15 pm 0.387 Magnitude
Ends: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 6:18 pm
Duration: 33 minutes
Location

April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Apia

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:45:18 pm Thu, Apr 20
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 283°
7.1°
6:15:34 pm Thu, Apr 20
Maximum Eclipse 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 281°
0.3°
6:18:10 pm Thu, Apr 20SettingSunset SettingMap direction West-northwest 281°
-0.2°
7:35:22 pm Thu, Apr 20Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 277°
-19.3°

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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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Apia

Eclipse Visibility From ApiaVisibility 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
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
Oct 3, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South in North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, 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

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