September 13, 2015 — Partial Solar Eclipse
The partial solar eclipse will only be visible from South Africa, Antarctica and locations in Indian and Atlantic Oceans.
Path of the Eclipse Shadow
Regions that saw, at least, a partial eclipse: South in Africa, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
Eclipse Shadow Path
The dark areas symbolize night and twilight.
Where the Eclipse Was Seen
Zoom in and search for accurate eclipse times and visualizations for any location.
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.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*|
|First location to see the partial eclipse begin||Sep 13 at 04:41||Sep 13 at 12:41 am|
|Maximum Eclipse||Sep 13 at 06:54||Sep 13 at 2:54 am|
|Last location to see the partial eclipse end||Sep 13 at 09:06||Sep 13 at 5:06 am|
* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse could be observed from Washington DC. Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse began, was at its max, and ended, somewhere else on Earth. The corresponding local times are useful if you wanted to view the eclipse via a live webcam.
Eclipses visible in Washington DC.
Eclipses in Your City
Eclipses in 2015
- Mar 20, 2015 – Total Solar Eclipse
- Apr 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Sep 13, 2015 – Partial Solar Eclipse (this page)
- Sep 27/28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2017
- Feb 10/11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 26, 2017 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Aug 7/8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Aug 21, 2017 – Total Solar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2018
- Jan 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 15, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 13, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 27/28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Aug 11, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse