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July 2, 2019 Total Solar Eclipse

This total solar eclipse was visible from small parts of Chile and Argentina just before sunset. Some regions in the Pacific and in South America, including locations in Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay, and Paraguay saw a partial 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 North America, South America, Pacific.

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Eclipse Shadow Path

Portion of Sun covered by the Moon (Eclipse obscuration)






The dark areas symbolize night and twilight.

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 69.4 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginJul 2 at 16:55:14Jul 2 at 12:55:14 pm
First location to see the full eclipse beginJul 2 at 18:01:11Jul 2 at 2:01:11 pm
Maximum EclipseJul 2 at 19:22:58Jul 2 at 3:22:58 pm
Last location to see the full eclipse endJul 2 at 20:44:49Jul 2 at 4:44:49 pm
Last location to see the partial eclipse endJul 2 at 21:50:38Jul 2 at 5:50:38 pm

* 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 Dec 14, 2020

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStart of EclipseEnd of Eclipse
Total Solar Eclipse
4:09 pm ART6:50 pm ART
Total Solar Eclipse
11:47 am EAST5:50 pm CLT
Pitcairn Islands
Total Solar Eclipse
9:06 am PST12:13 pm PST
American Samoa
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:38 am SST7:31 am SST
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:33 pm BOT5:50 pm BOT
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:35 pm PET5:45 pm BOT
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:36 pm COT4:34 pm PET
Cook Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:05 am CKT8:57 am CKT
Costa Rica
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:21 pm CST3:10 pm CST
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:50 pm GALT4:37 pm PET
El Salvador
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:00 pm CST2:17 pm CST
Falkland Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:18 pm FKST5:06 pm FKST
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:26 am FJT6:31 am FJT
French Polynesia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:55 am TAHT10:45 am GAMT
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:56 pm CST2:14 pm CST
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:02 am LINT8:55 am LINT
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:54 pm CST2:40 pm CST
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:53 am NUT7:37 am NUT
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:47 pm CST4:02 pm EST
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:42 pm ART5:40 pm BOT
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:17 pm PET4:50 pm PET
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:50 am WST7:25 am WST
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:41 am TKT7:11 am TKT
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:09 am TOT7:37 am TOT
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:37 pm UYT6:01 pm UYT
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:17 pm AMT5:17 pm AMT
Wallis and Futuna
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:08 am WFT6:17 am WFT

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 eclipse342,000,0004.41%
At least 10% partial267,000,0003.44%
At least 20% partial232,000,0003.00%
At least 30% partial184,000,0002.37%
At least 40% partial150,000,0001.94%
At least 50% partial125,000,0001.62%
At least 60% partial90,000,0001.16%
At least 70% partial68,300,0000.88%
At least 80% partial55,700,0000.72%
At least 90% partial46,400,0000.60%
Totality or annularity9,610,0000.12%

* 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 16–17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse