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January 23, 1917 Partial Solar Eclipse

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Where the Eclipse Was Seen

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Path of the Eclipse Shadow

Regions that saw, at least, a partial eclipse: Europe, Much of Asia, North/East Africa.

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Eclipse Shadow Path

Portion of Sun covered by the Moon (Eclipse obscuration)

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When the Eclipse Happened Worldwide — Timeline

The eclipse started at one location and ended at another. The times below are actual times (in UTC) when the eclipse occurred. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 19.5 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginJan 23 at 05:43:13Jan 23 at 12:43:13 am
Maximum EclipseJan 23 at 07:28:15Jan 23 at 2:28:15 am
Last location to see the partial eclipse endJan 23 at 09:12:54Jan 23 at 4:12:54 am

* These local times do not refer to a specific location but indicate the beginning, peak, and end of the eclipse on a global scale, each line referring to a different location. This eclipse isn't visible in Washington DC.

Upcoming eclipses visible in Washington DC

Next Partial Solar Eclipse will be on Jun 19, 1917

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStartEnd
Afghanistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:02 am TMT12:51 pm AFT
Albania
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:53 am EET8:55 am CET
Algeria
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:48 am 7:29 am WET
Andorra
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:15 am WET7:35 am WET
Armenia
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:07 am 11:28 am
Austria
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:29 am CET9:02 am CET
Azerbaijan
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:36 am TMT11:56 am
Bahrain
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:35 am 11:31 am
Belarus
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:59 am 10:18 am
Belgium
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:21 am CET8:56 am CET
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:07 am CET8:58 am CET
Bulgaria
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:53 am CET10:09 am EET
Chad
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:37 am 7:56 am
China
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:11 pm CST2:15 pm
Croatia
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:08 am CET9:00 am CET
Cyprus
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:05 am 10:18 am
Czechia
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:28 am CET9:06 am CET
Denmark
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:06 am CET9:11 am CET
Djibouti
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:20 am EAT9:36 am
Egypt
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:37 am 9:55 am EET
Eritrea
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:08 am 9:34 am
Estonia
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:09 am 10:08 am
Ethiopia
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:39 am 9:45 am
Finland
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:26 am 10:19 am
France
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:42 am WET7:54 am WET
Georgia
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:07 am 11:52 am
Germany
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:45 am CET9:09 am CET
Greece
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:47 am EET10:02 am EET
Hungary
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:07 am CET9:08 am CET
India
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:42 pm IST2:13 pm IST
Iran
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:04 am 12:36 pm
Iraq
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:54 am 11:49 am TMT
Israel
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:51 am EET10:02 am EET
Italy
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:02 am CET8:55 am CET
Jordan
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:14 am 11:04 am
Kazakhstan
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:34 am 2:16 pm
Kosovo
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:55 am CET8:58 am CET
Kuwait
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:03 am 11:27 am
Kyrgyzstan
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:34 am 1:58 pm
Latvia
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:09 am 10:03 am
Lebanon
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:14 am 10:05 am EET
Libya
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:35 am 8:33 am
Liechtenstein
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:57 am CET8:52 am CET
Lithuania
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:09 am 9:59 am
Luxembourg
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:18 am WET8:54 am CET
Malta
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:08 am CET8:34 am CET
Moldova
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:56 am 10:11 am
Monaco
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:56 am WET7:43 am WET
Mongolia
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:37 pm HOVT3:19 pm
Montenegro
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:02 am CET8:56 am CET
Morocco
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:03 am WET7:14 am WET
Netherlands
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:24 am CET8:20 am
Niger
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:45 am WAT8:01 am WAT
North Macedonia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:52 am CET8:58 am CET
Norway
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:41 am CET9:40 am CET
Oman
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:16 am 12:10 pm
Pakistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:37 am AFT2:19 pm IST
Palestine
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:51 am EET10:23 am
Poland
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:11 am CET9:18 am CET
Qatar
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:39 am 11:36 am
Romania
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:56 am EET10:09 am
Russia
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:38 am 3:24 pm
San Marino
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:36 am CET8:49 am CET
Saudi Arabia
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:57 am 11:19 am
Serbia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:53 am CET9:47 am
Slovakia
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:11 am CET9:09 am CET
Slovenia
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:28 am CET8:58 am CET
Somalia
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:35 am EAT9:44 am EAT
South Sudan
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:19 am 8:47 am
Spain
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:58 am WET7:36 am WET
Sudan
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:38 am 9:45 am
Sweden
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:03 am CET9:34 am CET
Switzerland
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:52 am CET8:52 am CET
Syria
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:18 am 10:45 am
Tajikistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:22 am 1:30 pm
Tunisia
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:13 am CET8:33 am CET
Turkey
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:50 am EET10:27 am EET
Turkmenistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:16 am 1:18 pm
Ukraine
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:45 am 10:35 am
United Arab Emirates
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:56 am 12:09 pm
United Kingdom
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:44 am GMT7:55 am GMT
Uzbekistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:51 am 1:55 pm
Vatican City (Holy See)
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:31 am CET8:44 am CET
Yemen
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:12 am 11:40 am
Åland Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:50 am 10:04 am

All times shown in this table are local time. (Note: more than one time zone is listed.)

How Many People Can See This Eclipse?

Number of People Seeing...Number of People*Fraction of World Population
Any part of the eclipse233,000,00017.33%
At least 10% partial175,000,00013.00%
At least 20% partial153,000,00011.37%
At least 30% partial131,000,0009.72%
At least 40% partial97,600,0007.25%
At least 50% partial59,500,0004.42%
At least 60% partial18,300,0001.36%

* The number of people refers to the resident population (as a round number) in areas where the eclipse is visible. timeanddate has calculated these numbers using raw population data provided by the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University. The raw data is based on population estimates from the year 2000 to 2020.

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.

All eclipses 1900 — 2199

This is the third eclipse this season.

First eclipse this season: December 24, 1916 — Partial Solar Eclipse

Second eclipse this season: January 8, 1917 — Total Lunar Eclipse