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November 4, 2040 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, North in South 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)

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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 73.0 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginNov 4 at 17:08:25Nov 4 at 12:08:25 pm
Maximum EclipseNov 4 at 19:07:57Nov 4 at 2:07:57 pm
Last location to see the partial eclipse endNov 4 at 21:07:29Nov 4 at 4:07:29 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 Jan 25 – Jan 26, 2047

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStart of EclipseEnd of Eclipse
Anguilla
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:17 pm AST5:06 pm AST
Antigua and Barbuda
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:22 pm AST5:06 pm AST
Aruba
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:29 pm AST4:59 pm AST
Barbados
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:41 pm AST5:02 pm AST
Belize
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:43 pm EST2:37 pm CST
Bermuda
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:38 pm AST4:58 pm AST
British Virgin Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:15 pm AST5:06 pm AST
Canada
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:08 am MST4:44 pm AST
Caribbean Netherlands
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:20 pm AST5:06 pm AST
Cayman Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:47 pm EST3:53 pm EST
Colombia
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:11 pm COT3:57 pm COT
Costa Rica
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:21 pm CST2:37 pm CST
Cuba
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:33 pm CST3:59 pm CST
Curaçao
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:31 pm AST4:59 pm AST
Dominica
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:30 pm AST5:05 pm AST
Dominican Republic
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:00 pm AST5:04 pm AST
El Salvador
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:02 pm CST2:33 pm CST
Greenland
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:44 pm WGT5:04 pm WGT
Grenada
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:42 pm AST5:01 pm AST
Guadeloupe
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:27 pm AST5:05 pm AST
Guatemala
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:45 pm CST2:34 pm CST
Guyana
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:05 pm VET4:51 pm VET
Haiti
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:57 pm EST4:02 pm EST
Honduras
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:52 pm CST2:45 pm CST
Jamaica
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:55 pm EST3:57 pm EST
Martinique
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:33 pm AST5:04 pm AST
Mexico
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:54 am MST3:40 pm EST
Montserrat
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:25 pm AST5:05 pm AST
Nicaragua
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:02 pm CST2:45 pm CST
Panama
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:32 pm EST3:43 pm EST
Portugal
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:59 pm AZOT5:59 pm AZOT
Puerto Rico
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:11 pm AST5:05 pm AST
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:22 pm AST5:06 pm AST
Saint Lucia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:36 pm AST5:03 pm AST
Saint Martin
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:19 pm AST5:06 pm AST
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:20 pm PMST5:24 pm PMST
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:39 pm AST5:02 pm AST
Sint Maarten
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:19 pm AST5:06 pm AST
St. Barts
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:20 pm AST5:06 pm AST
The Bahamas
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:28 pm EST4:00 pm EST
Trinidad and Tobago
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:48 pm AST4:59 pm AST
Turks and Caicos Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:53 pm EST4:02 pm EST
US Minor Outlying Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:59 pm EST3:58 pm
US Virgin Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:15 pm AST5:05 pm AST
United States
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:08 am AKST3:50 pm EST
Venezuela
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:26 pm VET5:04 pm VET

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 eclipse771,000,0008.40%
At least 10% partial431,000,0004.70%
At least 20% partial359,000,0003.91%
At least 30% partial288,000,0003.14%
At least 40% partial226,000,0002.46%
At least 50% partial135,000,0001.47%
At least 60% partial25,100,0000.27%
At least 70% partial117,0000.001%

* 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: November 18, 2040 — Total Lunar Eclipse