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January 14, 2029 Partial Solar Eclipse

This eclipse is visible in Washington DC - go to local timings and animation

What the Eclipse Will Look Like near the Maximum Point

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Where to See the Eclipse

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Path of the Eclipse Shadow

Regions seeing, at least, a partial eclipse: North America, Pacific, Atlantic.

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This eclipse is visible in Washington DC - go to local timings and animation

Eclipse Shadow Path

Portion of Sun covered by the Moon (Eclipse obscuration)




The dark areas symbolize night and twilight.

When the Eclipse Happens Worldwide — Timeline

The eclipse starts at one location and ends at another. The times below are actual times (in UTC) when the eclipse occurs. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 70.2 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginJan 14 at 15:01:58Jan 14 at 10:01:58 am
Maximum EclipseJan 14 at 17:12:37Jan 14 at 12:12:37 pm
Last location to see the partial eclipse endJan 14 at 19:23:06Jan 14 at 2:23:06 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. Please note that the local times for Washington DC are meant as a guideline in case you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam. See the actual times the eclipse is visible in Washington DC.

Upcoming eclipses visible in Washington DC

Next Partial Solar Eclipse will be on Jun 12, 2029

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

Partial Solar Eclipse
9:39 am CST1:14 pm EST
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:55 pm AST3:03 pm AST
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:30 am MST3:52 pm NST
Cayman Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:02 am EST1:26 pm EST
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:13 am COT12:57 pm COT
Costa Rica
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:01 am CST11:44 am CST
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:49 am CST1:36 pm CST
Dominican Republic
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:45 pm AST2:24 pm AST
El Salvador
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:41 am CST11:57 am CST
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:53 pm 4:37 pm
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:34 am CST12:10 pm CST
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:34 am EST1:26 pm EST
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:42 am CST12:15 pm CST
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:16 am EST1:21 pm EST
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:03 am MST1:25 pm EST
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:50 am CST12:05 pm CST
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:21 am EST12:32 pm EST
Puerto Rico
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:23 pm AST1:59 pm AST
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:06 pm PMST4:21 pm PMST
The Bahamas
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:06 am EST1:48 pm EST
Turks and Caicos Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:38 am EST1:33 pm EST
US Minor Outlying Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:31 am EST1:20 pm EST
United States
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:06 am PST2:17 pm EST

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 eclipse599,000,0007.58%
At least 10% partial555,000,0007.02%
At least 20% partial509,000,0006.44%
At least 30% partial403,000,0005.10%
At least 40% partial338,000,0004.28%
At least 50% partial195,000,0002.48%
At least 60% partial56,100,0000.71%
At least 70% partial21,400,0000.27%
At least 80% partial170,0000.002%

* 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 second eclipse this season.

First eclipse this season: December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse