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October 13–14, 2042 Annular 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/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.

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Eclipse Shadow Path

Portion of Sun covered by the Moon (Eclipse obscuration)






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 73.5 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginOct 13 at 22:56:01Oct 13 at 6:56:01 pm
First location to see the full eclipse beginOct 14 at 00:03:00Oct 13 at 8:03:00 pm
Maximum EclipseOct 14 at 01:59:30Oct 13 at 9:59:30 pm
Last location to see the full eclipse endOct 14 at 03:55:47Oct 13 at 11:55:47 pm
Last location to see the partial eclipse endOct 14 at 05:02:50Oct 14 at 1:02:50 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 Annular Solar Eclipse will be on Oct 3, 2043

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStart of EclipseEnd of Eclipse
Annular Solar Eclipse
7:36 am 3:36 pm LHDT
East Timor
Annular Solar Eclipse
8:28 am TLT11:47 am TLT
Annular Solar Eclipse
6:00 am MMT6:54 am IST
Annular Solar Eclipse
6:02 am WIB12:12 pm WIT
Annular Solar Eclipse
6:01 am ICT9:59 am WITA
New Zealand
Annular Solar Eclipse
2:50 pm NZDT6:44 pm CHADT
Annular Solar Eclipse
5:55 am ICT8:33 am ICT
American Samoa
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:20 pm SST5:07 pm SST
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:01 pm DDUT2:16 pm DDUT
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:14 am MMT7:07 am BST
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:50 am BTT6:28 am IST
British Indian Ocean Territory
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:49 am IOT7:22 am IOT
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:03 am BNT9:54 am MYT
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:56 am ICT8:30 am ICT
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:56 am CST9:19 am CST
Christmas Island
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:27 am CXT9:04 am CXT
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:02 am CCT8:19 am CCT
Cook Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:05 pm CKT6:41 pm CKT
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:02 pm TOT4:32 pm FJT
French Polynesia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:00 pm TAHT6:17 pm TAHT
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:48 am ChST11:35 am ChST
Hong Kong
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:00 am HKT9:12 am HKT
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:10 am JST10:06 am JST
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:55 am ICT8:24 am ICT
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:59 am CST9:12 am CST
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:50 am MVT6:20 am MVT
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:19 am MUT5:23 am MUT
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:25 am CHUT1:28 pm PONT
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:40 am MMT7:54 am MMT
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:51 am NPT6:28 am IST
New Caledonia
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:17 pm NCT3:30 pm NCT
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:56 pm NUT5:33 pm NUT
Norfolk Island
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:38 pm NFDT4:42 pm NFDT
Northern Mariana Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:52 am ChST11:29 am ChST
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:16 am 11:19 am
Papua New Guinea
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:40 am PGT1:34 pm PGT
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:00 am 10:05 am
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:21 pm WST5:00 pm WST
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:06 am SGT9:43 am SGT
Solomon Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:33 am SBT2:43 pm SBT
South Korea
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:53 am KST9:13 am KST
Sri Lanka
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:49 am IST6:48 am IST
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:04 am CST9:14 am CST
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:32 pm TOT5:39 pm TOT
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:31 pm VUT3:22 pm VUT
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:56 am ICT8:34 am ICT
Wallis and Futuna
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:55 pm WFT4:00 pm WFT

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 eclipse3,860,000,00042.61%
At least 10% partial2,860,000,00031.59%
At least 20% partial2,370,000,00026.12%
At least 30% partial1,890,000,00020.83%
At least 40% partial1,320,000,00014.57%
At least 50% partial743,000,0008.19%
At least 60% partial575,000,0006.34%
At least 70% partial282,000,0003.11%
At least 80% partial98,700,0001.09%
Totality or annularity38,700,0000.43%

* 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: September 29, 2042 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Third eclipse this season: October 28, 2042 — Almost Lunar Eclipse