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April 30, 2041 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: South/West Asia, Africa, South/East South America, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.

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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 73.1 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginApr 30 at 09:11:14Apr 30 at 5:11:14 am
First location to see the full eclipse beginApr 30 at 10:14:29Apr 30 at 6:14:29 am
Maximum EclipseApr 30 at 11:51:13Apr 30 at 7:51:13 am
Last location to see the full eclipse endApr 30 at 13:27:57Apr 30 at 9:27:57 am
Last location to see the partial eclipse endApr 30 at 14:31:14Apr 30 at 10:31:14 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 Apr 19 – Apr 20, 2042

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStart of EclipseEnd of Eclipse
Angola
Total Solar Eclipse
11:03 am WAT3:51 pm CAT
Congo Democratic Republic
Total Solar Eclipse
11:22 am WAT5:18 pm EAT
Kenya
Total Solar Eclipse
2:24 pm EAT5:27 pm EAT
Somalia
Total Solar Eclipse
2:43 pm EAT5:31 pm EAT
Uganda
Total Solar Eclipse
1:12 pm CAT5:22 pm EAT
Afghanistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:12 pm PKT6:51 pm PKT
Algeria
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:36 pm CET3:30 pm EET
Antarctica
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:02 pm CEST2:46 pm
Argentina
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:58 am ART8:07 am ART
Bahrain
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:44 pm AST5:11 pm AST
Benin
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:41 am GMT2:23 pm WAT
Bolivia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:03 am AMT6:33 am BOT
Botswana
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:18 pm SAST3:34 pm CAT
Brazil
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:27 am BRT9:28 am FNT
British Indian Ocean Territory
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:21 pm IOT7:08 pm IOT
Burkina Faso
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:53 am GMT1:17 pm GMT
Burundi
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:07 pm CAT4:12 pm CAT
Cameroon
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:37 am WAT2:56 pm WAT
Central African Republic
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:47 am WAT4:15 pm CAT
Chad
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:00 noon WAT3:09 pm WAT
Comoros
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:37 pm EAT5:11 pm EAT
Congo
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:23 am WAT2:59 pm WAT
Cote d'Ivoire
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:34 am GMT1:00 pm GMT
Djibouti
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:01 pm EAT5:28 pm EAT
Egypt
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:59 pm EET4:15 pm CAT
Equatorial Guinea
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:21 am WAT2:42 pm WAT
Eritrea
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:57 pm CAT5:28 pm EAT
Eswatini
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:51 pm SAST3:22 pm SAST
Ethiopia
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:37 pm EAT5:30 pm EAT
Falkland Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:03 am FKST8:17 am FKST
French Southern Territories
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:22 pm 7:13 pm TFT
Gabon
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:24 am WAT2:48 pm WAT
Ghana
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:35 am GMT1:15 pm GMT
Guinea
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:49 am GMT12:36 pm GMT
India
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:06 pm IST7:25 pm IST
Iran
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:20 pm IRST5:39 pm IRST
Iraq
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:49 pm AST5:00 pm AST
Israel
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:40 pm EEST4:53 pm IDT
Jordan
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:39 pm EEST4:55 pm AST
Kuwait
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:50 pm AST5:02 pm AST
Lebanon
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:06 pm IDT4:29 pm IDT
Lesotho
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:38 pm SAST3:10 pm SAST
Liberia
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:35 am GMT12:40 pm GMT
Libya
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:50 pm WAT4:06 pm CAT
Madagascar
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:31 pm EAT5:14 pm EAT
Malawi
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:06 pm CAT5:05 pm EAT
Maldives
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:27 pm MVT6:16 pm MVT
Mali
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:00 am GMT2:19 pm WAT
Mauritania
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:31 am GMT12:30 pm GMT
Mauritius
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:00 pm MUT6:03 pm MUT
Mayotte
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:41 pm EAT5:10 pm EAT
Mozambique
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:55 pm SAST4:10 pm CAT
Namibia
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:02 pm CAT3:35 pm CAT
Niger
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:02 pm WAT2:52 pm WAT
Nigeria
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:38 am WAT2:53 pm WAT
Oman
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:28 pm AST5:26 pm AST
Pakistan
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:55 pm PKT7:08 pm PKT
Palestine
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:49 pm EEST4:44 pm IDT
Paraguay
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:57 am BRT6:52 am PYT
Qatar
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:42 pm AST5:13 pm AST
Reunion
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:56 pm RET5:56 pm RET
Rwanda
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:08 pm CAT4:13 pm CAT
Saint Helena
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:19 am GMT12:32 pm GMT
Sao Tome and Principe
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:26 am GMT1:32 pm GMT
Saudi Arabia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:12 pm AST5:26 pm AST
Seychelles
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:46 pm SCT6:22 pm SCT
Sierra Leone
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:51 am GMT12:21 pm GMT
South Africa
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:06 pm SAST3:31 pm SAST
South Georgia/Sandwich Is.
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:26 am GST9:32 am GST
South Sudan
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:19 pm CAT5:24 pm EAT
Sri Lanka
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:06 pm IST6:20 pm IST
Sudan
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:18 pm CAT4:24 pm CAT
Syria
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:59 pm EEST4:39 pm EEST
Tanzania
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:05 pm CAT5:18 pm EAT
Togo
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:41 am GMT1:17 pm GMT
United Arab Emirates
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:40 pm AST6:17 pm GST
Uruguay
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:05 am BRT8:03 am UYT
Yemen
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:07 pm AST5:29 pm AST
Zambia
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:30 am WAT4:04 pm CAT
Zimbabwe
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:38 pm CAT3:48 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 eclipse2,630,000,00028.89%
At least 10% partial1,850,000,00020.28%
At least 20% partial1,360,000,00014.89%
At least 30% partial1,100,000,00012.12%
At least 40% partial880,000,0009.64%
At least 50% partial678,000,0007.43%
At least 60% partial552,000,0006.05%
At least 70% partial467,000,0005.12%
At least 80% partial345,000,0003.79%
At least 90% partial233,000,0002.56%
Totality or annularity36,500,0000.40%

* 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: May 15–16, 2041 — Partial Lunar Eclipse