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January 14, 1926 Total Solar Eclipse

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What the Eclipse Looked Like Near the Maximum Point

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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: South in Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Australia, Much of Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean.

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Eclipse Shadow Path

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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 24.0 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginJan 14 at 03:58:43Jan 13 at 10:58:43 pm
First location to see the full eclipse beginJan 14 at 04:54:32Jan 13 at 11:54:32 pm
Maximum EclipseJan 14 at 06:36:33Jan 14 at 1:36:33 am
Last location to see the full eclipse endJan 14 at 08:18:34Jan 14 at 3:18:34 am
Last location to see the partial eclipse endJan 14 at 09:14:23Jan 14 at 4:14:23 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 Total Solar Eclipse will be on Jun 29, 1927

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStart of EclipseEnd of Eclipse
Central African Republic
Total Solar Eclipse
5:23 am WAT6:59 am WAT
Congo Democratic Republic
Total Solar Eclipse
6:01 am CAT8:03 am CAT
Indonesia
Total Solar Eclipse
1:08 pm 5:13 pm
Kenya
Total Solar Eclipse
6:28 am 8:48 am
Malaysia
Total Solar Eclipse
1:07 pm 4:33 pm
Philippines
Total Solar Eclipse
2:48 pm 5:14 pm
Seychelles
Total Solar Eclipse
8:05 am SCT10:54 am SCT
Somalia
Total Solar Eclipse
6:29 am 9:29 am EAT
South Sudan
Total Solar Eclipse
6:05 am 8:38 am
Uganda
Total Solar Eclipse
6:08 am 8:38 am
Angola
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:11 am CAT7:53 am CAT
Australia
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:39 pm AWST6:23 pm ACST
Bahrain
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:45 am GST10:02 am GST
Bangladesh
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:13 pm 2:07 pm
Bhutan
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:17 pm IST1:17 pm IST
Botswana
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:21 am CAT7:51 am CAT
British Indian Ocean Territory
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:32 am IOT12:45 pm IOT
Brunei
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:01 pm 4:31 pm
Burundi
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:00 am CAT8:40 am
Cambodia
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:23 pm ICT5:01 pm ICT
Cameroon
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:03 am WAT6:53 am WAT
Chad
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:51 am WAT6:56 am WAT
China
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:09 pm 4:59 pm CST
Christmas Island
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:10 pm CXT3:51 pm CXT
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:13 pm CCT3:09 pm CCT
Comoros
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:07 am EAT9:25 am EAT
Congo
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:53 am WAT6:53 am WAT
Cyprus
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:52 am EET5:42 am GMT
Djibouti
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:39 am 9:14 am EAT
East Timor
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:57 pm TLT5:00 pm TLT
Egypt
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:26 am 7:59 am EET
Equatorial Guinea
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:22 am WAT5:50 am GMT
Eritrea
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:40 am 9:13 am EAT
Eswatini
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:38 am SAST7:49 am SAST
Ethiopia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:28 am 9:25 am EAT
French Southern Territories
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:08 am 7:00 am
Gabon
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:05 am WAT6:51 am WAT
Greece
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:20 am EET7:46 am EET
Guam
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:19 pm 6:12 pm
Hong Kong
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:58 pm HKT4:58 pm HKT
India
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:20 am IST2:11 pm IST
Iran
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:21 am TMT9:39 am TMT
Iraq
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:53 am 8:58 am
Israel
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:36 am IST7:50 am EET
Japan
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:09 pm 6:04 pm
Jordan
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:56 am 8:57 am
Kuwait
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:49 am AST9:05 am
Laos
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:31 pm ICT4:59 pm ICT
Lebanon
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:44 am IST7:44 am IST
Lesotho
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:52 am SAST7:36 am SAST
Libya
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:08 am 8:05 am
Macau
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:58 pm CST4:57 pm CST
Madagascar
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:09 am EAT9:38 am EAT
Malawi
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:42 am 8:07 am CAT
Maldives
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:33 am MMT12:40 pm MMT
Mauritius
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:12 am MUT11:11 am MUT
Mayotte
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:08 am EAT9:26 am EAT
Micronesia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:15 pm 6:45 pm
Mozambique
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:42 am 8:17 am CAT
Myanmar
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:36 pm 3:49 pm ICT
Namibia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:21 am SAST7:49 am SAST
Nepal
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:13 pm IST1:00 pm IST
Niger
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:32 am WAT4:53 am WAT
Nigeria
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:26 am WAT6:53 am WAT
North Korea
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:24 pm 5:37 pm JST
Northern Mariana Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:18 pm 5:09 pm
Oman
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:25 am 10:27 am GST
Pakistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:44 am IST12:04 pm IST
Palau
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:08 pm 6:12 pm
Palestine
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:38 am IST7:48 am EET
Papua New Guinea
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:20 pm PGT6:20 pm
Qatar
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:41 am GST10:05 am GST
Reunion
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:25 am RET10:48 am RET
Russia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:29 pm YAKT5:06 pm
Rwanda
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:00 am 8:03 am
Sao Tome and Principe
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:39 am GMT5:48 am GMT
Saudi Arabia
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:18 am 10:20 am GST
Singapore
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:12 pm 3:59 pm
Solomon Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:37 pm SBT7:01 pm SBT
South Africa
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:28 am SAST7:53 am SAST
South Korea
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:19 pm JST5:49 pm JST
Sri Lanka
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:37 am IST1:37 pm IST
Sudan
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:38 am 8:15 am
Syria
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:07 am 8:09 am
Taiwan
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:05 pm 5:05 pm
Tanzania
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:29 am 8:54 am
Thailand
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:06 pm ICT3:57 pm ICT
Turkey
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:56 am EET7:41 am EET
United Arab Emirates
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:46 am 10:14 am GST
Vietnam
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:24 pm ICT4:04 pm ICT
Yemen
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:07 am 9:33 am
Zambia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:04 am CAT8:05 am CAT
Zimbabwe
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:14 am CAT8:01 am CAT

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 eclipse561,000,00046.26%
At least 10% partial308,000,00025.40%
At least 20% partial210,000,00017.33%
At least 30% partial142,000,00011.76%
At least 40% partial111,000,0009.18%
At least 50% partial99,300,0008.17%
At least 60% partial81,400,0006.70%
At least 70% partial63,100,0005.19%
At least 80% partial39,600,0003.27%
At least 90% partial18,000,0001.48%
Totality or annularity3,850,0000.32%

* 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 first eclipse this season.

Second eclipse this season: January 28, 1926 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse