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June 19, 1936 Total 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, Asia, North/East Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic.

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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 24.1 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginJun 19 at 02:45:01Jun 18 at 10:45:01 pm
First location to see the full eclipse beginJun 19 at 03:49:05Jun 18 at 11:49:05 pm
Maximum EclipseJun 19 at 05:20:10Jun 19 at 1:20:10 am
Last location to see the full eclipse endJun 19 at 06:51:08Jun 19 at 2:51:08 am
Last location to see the partial eclipse endJun 19 at 07:55:19Jun 19 at 3:55:19 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 8, 1937

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStart of EclipseEnd of Eclipse
China
Total Solar Eclipse
9:10 am 3:24 pm CST
Greece
Total Solar Eclipse
4:54 am EET6:54 am EET
Japan
Total Solar Eclipse
2:04 pm 4:51 pm
Kazakhstan
Total Solar Eclipse
7:57 am 12:13 pm ALMT
Russia
Total Solar Eclipse
5:56 am 6:28 pm MAGT
Turkey
Total Solar Eclipse
4:51 am EET7:01 am EET
Afghanistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:54 am AFT9:33 am AFT
Albania
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:03 am CET5:54 am CET
Algeria
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:06 am WET4:50 am WET
Andorra
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:16 am WET4:55 am WET
Armenia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:53 am 8:02 am
Austria
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:12 am CET6:00 am CET
Azerbaijan
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:19 am TMT8:06 am
Bahrain
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:47 am GST8:36 am GST
Bangladesh
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:54 am 11:18 am
Belarus
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:12 am MSK8:13 am MSK
Belgium
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:24 am CET6:02 am WEST
Bhutan
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:57 am CST1:43 pm CST
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:06 am CET5:56 am CET
Bulgaria
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:00 am EET7:57 am EEST
Canada
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:33 am 9:26 pm
Central African Republic
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:06 am WAT5:11 am WAT
Chad
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:45 am WAT5:32 am CET
Croatia
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:08 am CET5:58 am CET
Cyprus
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:51 am BST6:47 am EET
Czechia
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:14 am CET6:03 am CET
Denmark
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:25 am CET6:10 am CET
Djibouti
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:53 am EAT6:59 am EAT
Egypt
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:53 am 6:41 am EET
Eritrea
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:48 am EAT6:16 am CAT
Estonia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:24 am EET7:17 am EET
Ethiopia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:49 am EAT7:09 am EAT
Faroe Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:48 am WET5:14 am WET
Finland
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:29 am EET7:30 am EET
France
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:22 am WEST6:02 am WEST
Georgia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:56 am 9:05 am KUYT
Germany
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:15 am CET6:07 am CET
Greenland
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:09 am 2:43 am WGT
Guam
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:18 pm 5:50 pm
Guernsey
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:01 am BST6:01 am BST
Hong Kong
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:34 pm CST2:53 pm HKT
Hungary
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:09 am CET6:01 am CET
Iceland
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:58 am IST4:19 am IST
India
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:37 am IST2:06 pm CST
Iran
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:47 am AST10:09 am
Iraq
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:53 am 7:55 am AST
Ireland
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:46 am IST6:07 am IST
Isle of Man
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:42 am BST6:06 am BST
Israel
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:47 am IST6:44 am IST
Italy
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:13 am CET5:58 am CET
Jersey
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:02 am BST6:01 am BST
Jordan
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:53 am 7:45 am AST
Kenya
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:21 am EAT5:39 am CAT
Kiribati
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:28 pm GILT6:44 pm GILT
Kosovo
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:04 am CET5:54 am CET
Kuwait
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:46 am AST7:55 am
Kyrgyzstan
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:05 am 11:53 am ALMT
Latvia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:21 am EET7:14 am EET
Lebanon
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:49 am EET6:46 am EET
Libya
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:13 am CET5:44 am CET
Liechtenstein
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:25 am CET5:58 am CET
Lithuania
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:19 am MSK6:12 am CET
Luxembourg
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:24 am WEST6:01 am WEST
Macau
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:36 pm CST2:48 pm CST
Malta
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:45 am CET5:46 am CET
Marshall Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:12 pm 6:24 pm
Micronesia
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:30 pm 5:50 pm
Moldova
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:05 am EEST8:03 am MSK
Monaco
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:47 am WEST5:55 am WEST
Mongolia
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:34 am HOVT2:07 pm ULAT
Montenegro
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:05 am CET5:55 am CET
Myanmar
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:20 pm CST2:08 pm CST
Nauru
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:11 pm NRT6:25 pm NRT
Nepal
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:56 am IST11:31 am
Netherlands
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:44 am 6:24 am
Niger
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:15 am WAT5:34 am CET
North Korea
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:48 pm 4:26 pm
North Macedonia
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:02 am CET5:54 am CET
Northern Mariana Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:59 pm 4:52 pm
Norway
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:33 am CET6:31 am CET
Oman
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:51 am GST8:39 am GST
Pakistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:54 am AFT11:05 am IST
Palestine
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:48 am EET6:43 am IST
Philippines
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:46 pm 3:17 pm
Poland
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:12 am CET6:09 am CET
Portugal
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:53 am WEST5:56 am WEST
Qatar
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:47 am GST8:36 am GST
Romania
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:02 am EEST8:02 am EEST
San Marino
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:26 am CET5:55 am CET
Saudi Arabia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:51 am 7:43 am AST
Serbia
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:03 am CET5:58 am CET
Slovakia
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:11 am CET6:02 am CET
Slovenia
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:11 am CET5:58 am CET
Somalia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:26 am 6:24 am
South Korea
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:52 pm JST4:30 pm
South Sudan
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:22 am CAT6:08 am CAT
Spain
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:10 am WET4:58 am WET
Sudan
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:49 am CAT5:27 am CET
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Partial Solar Eclipse
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Sweden
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:26 am CET7:26 am EET
Switzerland
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:22 am CET5:59 am CET
Syria
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:48 am EET6:54 am EET
Taiwan
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:25 pm 3:22 pm
Tajikistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:03 am AFT11:35 am
Tunisia
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:55 am CET5:48 am CET
Turkmenistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:53 am 10:20 am
US Minor Outlying Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:52 pm 7:33 pm WAKT
Uganda
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:03 am 5:37 am CAT
Ukraine
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:01 am MSK8:11 am MSK
United Arab Emirates
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:48 am GST8:38 am GST
United Kingdom
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:30 am BST6:12 am BST
United States
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:04 pm 8:07 pm NST
Uzbekistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:58 am 11:37 am
Vatican City (Holy See)
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:34 am CET5:53 am CET
Vietnam
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:23 pm ICT1:12 pm ICT
Yemen
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:48 am 8:15 am GST
Åland Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:30 am EET7:15 am EET

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 eclipse824,000,00045.89%
At least 10% partial618,000,00034.42%
At least 20% partial512,000,00028.50%
At least 30% partial436,000,00024.29%
At least 40% partial358,000,00019.98%
At least 50% partial298,000,00016.62%
At least 60% partial213,000,00011.89%
At least 70% partial145,000,0008.10%
At least 80% partial79,300,0004.42%
At least 90% partial36,200,0002.02%
Totality or annularity4,810,0000.27%

* 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: July 4, 1936 — Partial Lunar Eclipse