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November 14, 2031 Total Solar Eclipse

Is this Total Solar Eclipse visible in Washington DC?

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: Much of North America, North/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic.

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Is this eclipse visible in Washington DC?

Eclipse Shadow Path

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3D Eclipse Animation

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The dark areas symbolize night and twilight.

Note: The animation follows the eclipse shadow from west to east, its point of view moving around the planet at a greater speed than Earth's rotation. If you don't take into account this rapid change of perspective, it may look like Earth is spinning in the wrong direction.

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.

EventUTC TimeTime in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginNov 14 at 18:23:18Nov 14 at 1:23:18 pm
First location to see the full eclipse beginNov 14 at 19:23:57Nov 14 at 2:23:57 pm
Maximum EclipseNov 14 at 21:06:19Nov 14 at 4:06:19 pm
Last location to see the full eclipse endNov 14 at 22:48:43Nov 14 at 5:48:43 pm
Last location to see the partial eclipse endNov 14 at 23:49:20Nov 14 at 6:49:20 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. They do not mean that the eclipse is necessarily visible there.

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds.

Eclipses visible in Washington DC.

Next Total Solar Eclipse will be on Mar 30, 2033.

How Many People Can See This Eclipse?

Number of People Seeing...Number of People*Fraction of World Population
Any part of the eclipse635,000,0008.04%
At least 10% partial425,000,0005.39%
At least 20% partial332,000,0004.21%
At least 30% partial269,000,0003.41%
At least 40% partial183,000,0002.33%
At least 50% partial131,000,0001.66%
At least 60% partial103,000,0001.31%
At least 70% partial41,500,0000.53%
At least 80% partial14,300,0000.18%
At least 90% partial4,690,0000.06%
Totality or annularity51,9000.00%

* 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: October 30, 2031 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse