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March 20, 2034 Total Solar Eclipse

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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: Europe, Asia, Africa, North/East South America, Atlantic, Indian Ocean.

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Eclipse Shadow Path

Portion of Sun covered by the Moon (Eclipse obscuration)

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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 71.3 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginMar 20 at 07:40:03Mar 20 at 3:40:03 am
First location to see the full eclipse beginMar 20 at 08:37:00Mar 20 at 4:37:00 am
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 10:17:35Mar 20 at 6:17:35 am
Last location to see the full eclipse endMar 20 at 11:58:04Mar 20 at 7:58:04 am
Last location to see the partial eclipse endMar 20 at 12:54:59Mar 20 at 8:54:59 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 Sep 1 – Sep 2, 2035

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStart of EclipseEnd of Eclipse
Afghanistan
Total Solar Eclipse
1:58 pm IRST5:23 pm AFT
Benin
Total Solar Eclipse
7:59 am GMT11:55 am WAT
Cameroon
Total Solar Eclipse
9:06 am WAT12:26 pm WAT
Chad
Total Solar Eclipse
9:21 am WAT12:57 pm WAT
China
Total Solar Eclipse
4:44 pm KGT6:24 pm IST
Egypt
Total Solar Eclipse
11:03 am EET2:24 pm EET
India
Total Solar Eclipse
4:11 pm IST6:24 pm IST
Iran
Total Solar Eclipse
1:02 pm AST4:21 pm IRST
Kuwait
Total Solar Eclipse
1:00 pm AST3:41 pm AST
Nigeria
Total Solar Eclipse
9:01 am WAT12:25 pm WAT
Pakistan
Total Solar Eclipse
2:58 pm AFT5:54 pm PKT
Saudi Arabia
Total Solar Eclipse
12:34 pm AST4:45 pm GST
Sudan
Total Solar Eclipse
10:40 am CAT2:24 pm CAT
Albania
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:35 am CET12:47 pm CET
Algeria
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:23 am CET1:29 pm EET
Andorra
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:31 am CET11:52 am CET
Angola
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:07 am WAT12:52 pm CAT
Armenia
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:07 pm AMT4:03 pm IRST
Austria
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:49 am CET12:28 pm CET
Azerbaijan
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:38 pm IRST4:06 pm IRST
Bahrain
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:06 pm AST3:43 pm AST
Bangladesh
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:01 pm BST5:48 pm IST
Belarus
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:09 pm MSK1:51 pm EET
Belgium
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:59 am CET11:52 am CET
Bhutan
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:01 pm CST5:46 pm IST
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:41 am CET12:40 pm CET
Botswana
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:55 am CAT11:57 am CAT
Brazil
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:59 am FNT6:43 am BRT
Bulgaria
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:43 am EET3:01 pm EEST
Burkina Faso
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:59 am GMT10:52 am GMT
Burundi
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:52 am CAT1:22 pm CAT
Cabo Verde
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:59 am CVT8:59 am CVT
Central African Republic
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:16 am WAT12:43 pm WAT
Congo
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:06 am WAT12:19 pm WAT
Congo Democratic Republic
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:08 am WAT1:43 pm CAT
Cote d'Ivoire
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:50 am GMT10:36 am GMT
Croatia
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:41 am CET12:39 pm CET
Cyprus
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:41 am EET2:20 pm EET
Czechia
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:56 am CET12:29 pm CET
Denmark
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:19 am CET12:06 pm CET
Djibouti
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:36 pm EAT3:21 pm EAT
Equatorial Guinea
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:58 am WAT11:59 am WAT
Eritrea
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:21 am CAT2:23 pm CAT
Estonia
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:27 pm EET1:29 pm EET
Ethiopia
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:06 am CAT3:20 pm EAT
Finland
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:36 pm EET1:20 pm EET
France
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:30 am CET12:15 pm CET
French Guiana
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:32 am GFT6:36 am GFT
Gabon
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:03 am WAT12:04 pm WAT
Gambia
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:58 am GMT10:14 am GMT
Georgia
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:06 pm GET4:31 pm AZT
Germany
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:51 am CET12:18 pm CET
Ghana
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:54 am GMT10:45 am GMT
Gibraltar
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:05 am CET11:37 am CET
Greece
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:29 am EET2:07 pm EET
Guernsey
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:09 am GMT10:18 am GMT
Guinea
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:52 am GMT10:24 am GMT
Guinea-Bissau
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:55 am GMT10:14 am GMT
Hungary
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:50 am CET12:41 pm CET
Indonesia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:37 pm WIB6:49 pm WIB
Iraq
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:49 pm AST3:41 pm AST
Israel
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:36 am EET2:23 pm IST
Italy
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:16 am CET12:41 pm CET
Jersey
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:05 am GMT10:23 am GMT
Jordan
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:36 pm EEST3:29 pm AST
Kazakhstan
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:20 pm AQTT5:47 pm
Kenya
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:08 am CAT2:57 pm EAT
Kosovo
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:42 am CET12:46 pm CET
Kyrgyzstan
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:40 pm TJT6:49 pm KGT
Laos
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:09 pm ICT6:29 pm ICT
Latvia
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:22 pm EET2:34 pm MSK
Lebanon
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:43 am IST2:24 pm EET
Liberia
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:50 am GMT10:21 am GMT
Libya
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:44 am EET2:03 pm EET
Liechtenstein
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:50 am CET12:09 pm CET
Lithuania
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:16 pm MSK2:34 pm MSK
Luxembourg
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:59 am CET11:54 am CET
Malawi
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:19 am CAT1:50 pm EAT
Maldives
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:13 pm MVT5:25 pm MVT
Mali
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:57 am GMT12:04 pm WAT
Malta
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:19 am CET12:35 pm CET
Mauritania
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:03 am GMT10:40 am GMT
Moldova
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:58 am EET1:59 pm EET
Monaco
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:37 am CET12:07 pm CET
Mongolia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:52 pm HOVT7:21 pm HOVT
Montenegro
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:40 am CET12:43 pm CET
Morocco
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:15 am WEST11:51 am WEST
Mozambique
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:33 am CAT12:31 pm CAT
Myanmar
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:03 pm CST6:02 pm BST
Namibia
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:19 am WAT12:05 pm CAT
Nepal
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:38 pm NPT6:21 pm IST
Netherlands
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:04 am CET11:50 am CET
Niger
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:08 am WAT12:38 pm WAT
North Macedonia
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:39 am CET12:51 pm CET
Oman
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:08 pm GST4:48 pm GST
Palestine
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:38 am EET3:23 pm EEST
Poland
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:01 am CET12:39 pm CET
Portugal
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:40 am WET11:31 am CET
Qatar
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:06 pm AST3:43 pm AST
Romania
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:49 am EET2:00 pm EET
Russia
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:06 pm MSK6:35 pm OMST
Rwanda
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:51 am CAT1:26 pm CAT
Saint Helena
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:41 am GMT9:51 am GMT
San Marino
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:41 am CET12:21 pm CET
Sao Tome and Principe
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:00 am GMT10:49 am GMT
Senegal
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:57 am GMT10:19 am GMT
Serbia
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:44 am CET12:49 pm CET
Sierra Leone
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:51 am GMT10:17 am GMT
Slovakia
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:56 am CET12:39 pm CET
Slovenia
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:46 am CET12:28 pm CET
Somalia
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:35 pm EAT3:27 pm EAT
South Sudan
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:41 am WAT2:06 pm CAT
Spain
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:32 am WET12:02 pm CET
Sri Lanka
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:46 pm IST6:04 pm IST
Sweden
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:22 am CET12:09 pm CET
Switzerland
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:45 am CET12:12 pm CET
Syria
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:43 pm EEST3:30 pm AST
Tajikistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:38 pm UZT5:21 pm AFT
Tanzania
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:54 am CAT2:31 pm EAT
Thailand
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:41 pm MMT6:40 pm ICT
Togo
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:59 am GMT10:47 am GMT
Tunisia
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:58 am EET12:28 pm CET
Turkey
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:37 pm EEST3:33 pm AST
Turkmenistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:19 pm TMT5:19 pm AFT
Uganda
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:53 am EAT1:48 pm CAT
Ukraine
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:58 am EET3:12 pm MSK
United Arab Emirates
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:08 pm GST4:47 pm GST
United Kingdom
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:13 am GMT10:28 am GMT
Uzbekistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:25 pm TMT5:50 pm TJT
Vatican City (Holy See)
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:35 am CET12:24 pm CET
Vietnam
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:09 pm CST6:20 pm ICT
Western Sahara
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:14 am GMT11:31 am WEST
Yemen
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:40 pm AST4:39 pm GST
Zambia
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:40 am WAT12:57 pm CAT
Zimbabwe
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:19 am CAT11:59 am CAT
Åland Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:39 pm EET1:03 pm 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 eclipse4,880,000,00059.06%
At least 10% partial4,160,000,00050.33%
At least 20% partial3,700,000,00044.72%
At least 30% partial3,300,000,00039.89%
At least 40% partial2,980,000,00036.11%
At least 50% partial2,650,000,00032.08%
At least 60% partial2,130,000,00025.77%
At least 70% partial1,500,000,00018.14%
At least 80% partial948,000,00011.46%
At least 90% partial561,000,0006.78%
Totality or annularity109,000,0001.32%

* 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: April 3, 2034 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse