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July 2, 2038 Annular 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: Europe, West in Asia, Africa, South/East North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean.

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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)

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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 72.4 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginJul 2 at 10:36:24Jul 2 at 6:36:24 am
First location to see the full eclipse beginJul 2 at 11:38:10Jul 2 at 7:38:10 am
Maximum EclipseJul 2 at 13:31:43Jul 2 at 9:31:43 am
Last location to see the full eclipse endJul 2 at 15:25:12Jul 2 at 11:25:12 am
Last location to see the partial eclipse endJul 2 at 16:26:53Jul 2 at 12:26:53 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 Annular Solar Eclipse will be on Jun 21, 2039

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStart of EclipseEnd of Eclipse
Algeria
Annular Solar Eclipse
1:23 pm WEST5:11 pm CET
Barbados
Annular Solar Eclipse
6:42 am AST9:21 am AST
Chad
Annular Solar Eclipse
2:32 pm WAT5:25 pm WAT
Colombia
Annular Solar Eclipse
6:36 am AMT8:01 am COT
Ethiopia
Annular Solar Eclipse
4:11 pm CAT6:09 pm CAT
Grenada
Annular Solar Eclipse
6:41 am AST9:16 am AST
Kenya
Annular Solar Eclipse
4:14 pm CAT5:59 pm CAT
Mali
Annular Solar Eclipse
12:14 pm GMT5:13 pm WAT
Mauritania
Annular Solar Eclipse
11:55 am GMT4:01 pm GMT
Morocco
Annular Solar Eclipse
12:55 pm WEST4:46 pm WEST
Niger
Annular Solar Eclipse
12:58 pm GMT5:20 pm WAT
Somalia
Annular Solar Eclipse
5:17 pm EAT6:35 pm EAT
South Sudan
Annular Solar Eclipse
4:01 pm CAT6:26 pm CAT
Sudan
Annular Solar Eclipse
2:52 pm WAT5:25 pm WAT
Venezuela
Annular Solar Eclipse
5:36 am COT9:15 am VET
Western Sahara
Annular Solar Eclipse
12:54 pm WEST4:47 pm WEST
Afghanistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:33 pm PKT6:40 pm IRST
Albania
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:42 pm CEST5:33 pm CEST
Andorra
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:03 pm CEST5:21 pm CEST
Angola
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:06 pm WAT6:21 pm CAT
Anguilla
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:48 am AST9:19 am AST
Antigua and Barbuda
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:46 am AST9:20 am AST
Argentina
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:06 am BOT8:15 am BOT
Armenia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:27 pm AMT7:13 pm AZT
Aruba
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:42 am AST9:03 am AST
Austria
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:28 pm CEST5:11 pm CEST
Azerbaijan
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:58 pm IRST6:44 pm IRST
Bahrain
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:22 pm AST6:34 pm AST
Belarus
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:17 pm MSK5:34 pm MSK
Belgium
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:21 pm CEST4:58 pm CEST
Belize
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:19 am CST6:46 am CST
Benin
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:07 pm GMT5:15 pm WAT
Bermuda
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:15 am ADT10:20 am ADT
Bolivia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:41 am BOT8:42 am AMT
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:39 pm CEST5:24 pm CEST
Botswana
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:40 pm CAT6:02 pm CAT
Brazil
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:36 am AMT11:20 am BRT
British Virgin Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:48 am AST9:16 am AST
Bulgaria
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:50 pm CEST6:26 pm EEST
Burkina Faso
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:44 pm GMT4:13 pm GMT
Burundi
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:17 pm CAT6:07 pm CAT
Cabo Verde
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:29 am CVT2:19 pm CVT
Cameroon
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:38 pm WAT5:24 pm WAT
Canada
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:49 am ADT11:06 am NDT
Caribbean Netherlands
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:42 am AST9:18 am AST
Cayman Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:56 am EST7:54 am EST
Central African Republic
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:48 pm WAT5:26 pm WAT
Chile
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:08 am CLT7:28 am PET
Comoros
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:28 pm EAT5:53 pm EAT
Congo
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:53 pm WAT5:25 pm WAT
Congo Democratic Republic
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:58 pm WAT6:26 pm CAT
Costa Rica
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:14 am EST7:48 am EST
Cote d'Ivoire
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:37 pm GMT4:06 pm GMT
Croatia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:34 pm CEST5:24 pm CEST
Cuba
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:54 am CDT9:01 am CDT
Curaçao
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:42 am AST9:04 am AST
Cyprus
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:04 pm EEST4:41 pm BST
Czechia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:40 pm CEST5:02 pm CEST
Denmark
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:50 pm CEST4:29 pm CEST
Djibouti
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:16 pm EAT6:40 pm EAT
Dominica
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:44 am AST9:20 am AST
Dominican Republic
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:49 am AST9:09 am AST
Ecuador
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:01 am PET7:47 am PET
Egypt
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:50 pm EEST6:11 pm EET
El Salvador
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:27 am CST6:46 am CST
Equatorial Guinea
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:42 pm WAT5:21 pm WAT
Eritrea
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:10 pm CAT6:09 pm CAT
Eswatini
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:58 pm SAST5:15 pm SAST
France
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:57 pm CEST5:27 pm CEST
French Guiana
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:40 am SRT10:25 am GFT
French Southern Territories
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:27 pm TFT5:49 pm
Gabon
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:49 pm WAT5:23 pm WAT
Gambia
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:58 am GMT3:44 pm GMT
Georgia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:26 pm GET6:09 pm EEST
Germany
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:25 pm CEST5:07 pm CEST
Ghana
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:54 pm GMT4:11 pm GMT
Gibraltar
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:39 pm CEST5:32 pm CEST
Greece
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:42 pm EEST6:45 pm EEST
Guadeloupe
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:45 am AST9:21 am AST
Guatemala
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:25 am CST6:45 am CST
Guernsey
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:07 pm BST3:55 pm BST
Guinea
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:08 pm GMT3:57 pm GMT
Guinea-Bissau
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:00 noon GMT3:44 pm GMT
Guyana
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:37 am AMT9:16 am GYT
Haiti
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:50 am EDT9:04 am EDT
Honduras
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:05 am CST6:49 am CST
Hungary
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:42 pm CEST5:12 pm CEST
Iran
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:21 pm AST6:40 pm AST
Iraq
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:12 pm AST6:45 pm AST
Ireland
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:59 pm IST3:42 pm IST
Isle of Man
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:17 pm BST3:33 pm BST
Israel
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:06 pm EEST6:52 pm EEST
Italy
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:16 pm CEST5:44 pm CEST
Jamaica
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:51 am EST7:57 am EST
Jersey
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:07 pm BST3:56 pm BST
Jordan
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:06 pm EEST6:53 pm EEST
Kosovo
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:45 pm CEST5:25 pm CEST
Kuwait
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:20 pm AST6:44 pm AST
Lebanon
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:07 pm IDT6:44 pm IDT
Liberia
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:30 pm GMT3:55 pm GMT
Libya
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:16 pm CET5:15 pm WAT
Liechtenstein
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:28 pm CEST5:08 pm CEST
Luxembourg
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:25 pm CEST4:58 pm CEST
Madagascar
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:27 pm EAT5:39 pm EAT
Malawi
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:26 pm EAT5:40 pm CAT
Malta
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:29 pm CEST5:44 pm CEST
Martinique
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:43 am AST9:20 am AST
Mayotte
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:28 pm EAT5:44 pm EAT
Mexico
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:09 am EST7:47 am EST
Moldova
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:06 pm EEST6:07 pm EEST
Monaco
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:19 pm CEST5:20 pm CEST
Montenegro
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:42 pm CEST5:26 pm CEST
Montserrat
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:46 am AST9:19 am AST
Mozambique
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:27 pm CAT5:40 pm CAT
Namibia
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:39 pm CAT6:03 pm CAT
Netherlands
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:24 pm CEST4:52 pm CEST
Nicaragua
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:06 am CST6:49 am CST
Nigeria
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:13 pm WAT5:22 pm WAT
North Macedonia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:45 pm CEST5:29 pm CEST
Oman
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:21 pm GST7:13 pm GST
Pakistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:28 pm PKT7:29 pm AFT
Palestine
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:06 pm EEST6:49 pm EEST
Panama
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:55 am EST7:52 am EST
Paraguay
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:06 am PYT8:18 am PYT
Peru
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:45 am COT7:49 am PET
Poland
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:48 pm CEST4:56 pm CEST
Portugal
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:50 am AZOST4:28 pm WEST
Puerto Rico
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:48 am AST9:14 am AST
Qatar
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:22 pm AST6:31 pm AST
Romania
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:50 pm CEST6:18 pm EEST
Russia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:25 pm MSK6:01 pm MSK
Rwanda
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:16 pm CAT6:08 pm CAT
Saint Helena
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:48 pm GMT2:26 pm GMT
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:47 am AST9:19 am AST
Saint Lucia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:43 am AST9:19 am AST
Saint Martin
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:48 am AST9:18 am AST
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:00 am PMDT11:28 am PMDT
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:42 am AST9:18 am AST
San Marino
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:30 pm CEST5:20 pm CEST
Sao Tome and Principe
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:43 pm GMT4:17 pm GMT
Saudi Arabia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:06 pm AST7:06 pm AST
Senegal
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:55 am GMT3:50 pm GMT
Serbia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:44 pm CEST5:24 pm CEST
Seychelles
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:26 pm SCT6:45 pm SCT
Sierra Leone
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:18 pm GMT3:50 pm GMT
Sint Maarten
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:48 am AST9:18 am AST
Slovakia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:46 pm CEST5:04 pm CEST
Slovenia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:35 pm CEST5:14 pm CEST
South Africa
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:47 pm SAST5:38 pm CAT
Spain
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:55 pm WEST5:37 pm CEST
St. Barts
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:48 am AST9:19 am AST
Suriname
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:38 am GYT10:22 am SRT
Switzerland
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:19 pm CEST5:13 pm CEST
Syria
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:08 pm EEST6:45 pm EEST
Tanzania
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:16 pm CAT6:04 pm CAT
The Bahamas
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:55 am EDT9:04 am EDT
Togo
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:03 pm GMT4:13 pm GMT
Trinidad and Tobago
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:40 am AST9:17 am AST
Tunisia
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:11 pm CET5:56 pm EET
Turkey
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:54 pm EEST6:39 pm EEST
Turkmenistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:40 pm TMT8:05 pm TMT
Turks and Caicos Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:54 am EDT9:06 am EDT
US Minor Outlying Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:52 pm SST7:59 am
US Virgin Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:47 am AST9:15 am AST
Uganda
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:12 pm EAT7:10 pm EAT
Ukraine
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:59 pm CEST6:08 pm EEST
United Arab Emirates
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:22 pm GST7:25 pm GST
United Kingdom
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:01 pm BST3:51 pm BST
United States
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:06 am EDT9:07 am EDT
Vatican City (Holy See)
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:28 pm CEST5:26 pm CEST
Yemen
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:15 pm AST6:45 pm AST
Zambia
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:24 pm CAT6:13 pm CAT
Zimbabwe
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:34 pm CAT5:55 pm CAT

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 eclipse3,210,000,00037.00%
At least 10% partial2,290,000,00026.43%
At least 20% partial1,880,000,00021.71%
At least 30% partial1,580,000,00018.21%
At least 40% partial1,360,000,00015.65%
At least 50% partial1,100,000,00012.74%
At least 60% partial791,000,0009.11%
At least 70% partial562,000,0006.46%
At least 80% partial294,000,0003.39%
At least 90% partial120,000,0001.39%
Totality or annularity12,900,0000.15%

* 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: June 17, 2038 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Third eclipse this season: July 16, 2038 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse