Where to See the Eclipse
Try our new interactive eclipse maps. Zoom in and search for accurate eclipse times and visualizations for any location.
Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: South/East Asia, Australia, East in Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
Eclipse Map and Animation
When the Eclipse Happens Worldwide — Timeline
Lunar eclipses can be visible from everywhere on the night side of the Earth, if the sky is clear. From some places the entire eclipse will be visible, while in other areas the Moon will rise or set during the eclipse.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Apr 26 at 09:23:01||Apr 26 at 5:23:01 am||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Apr 26 at 10:37:24||Apr 26 at 6:37:24 am||No, below the horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Apr 26 at 12:14:57||Apr 26 at 8:14:57 am||No, below the horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Apr 26 at 13:52:34||Apr 26 at 9:52:34 am||No, below the horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Apr 26 at 15:07:04||Apr 26 at 11:07:04 am||No, below the horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 0.842.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 1.901.
The total duration of the eclipse is 5 hours, 44 minutes.
The duration of the partial eclipse is 3 hours, 15 minutes.
An Eclipse Never Comes Alone!
A solar eclipse always occurs about two weeks before or after a lunar eclipse.
Usually, there are two eclipses in a row, but other times, there are three during the same eclipse season.
This is the first eclipse this season.
Second eclipse this season: May 11, 2097 — Total Solar Eclipse