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May 31, 2049 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/West Europe, West in Asia, Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic.

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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 75.3 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginMay 31 at 10:57:48May 31 at 6:57:48 am
First location to see the full eclipse beginMay 31 at 12:01:35May 31 at 8:01:35 am
Maximum EclipseMay 31 at 13:58:46May 31 at 9:58:46 am
Last location to see the full eclipse endMay 31 at 15:55:54May 31 at 11:55:54 am
Last location to see the partial eclipse endMay 31 at 16:59:44May 31 at 12:59:44 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. This eclipse isn't visible in Washington DC.

Upcoming eclipses visible in Washington DC

Next Annular Solar Eclipse will be on Sep 22 – Sep 23, 2052

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStart of EclipseEnd of Eclipse
Benin
Annular Solar Eclipse
1:47 pm GMT5:55 pm WAT
Brazil
Annular Solar Eclipse
5:57 am PET12:55 pm BRT
Burkina Faso
Annular Solar Eclipse
1:26 pm GMT5:51 pm WAT
Burundi
Annular Solar Eclipse
4:42 pm CAT6:01 pm CAT
Cabo Verde
Annular Solar Eclipse
11:13 am CVT3:18 pm CVT
Cameroon
Annular Solar Eclipse
3:11 pm WAT5:59 pm WAT
Central African Republic
Annular Solar Eclipse
3:22 pm WAT5:58 pm WAT
Colombia
Annular Solar Eclipse
5:58 am COT9:48 am VET
Congo
Annular Solar Eclipse
3:22 pm WAT5:59 pm WAT
Congo Democratic Republic
Annular Solar Eclipse
3:26 pm WAT5:59 pm WAT
Cote d'Ivoire
Annular Solar Eclipse
1:16 pm GMT4:52 pm GMT
Ecuador
Annular Solar Eclipse
5:59 am ECT8:30 am PET
Gabon
Annular Solar Eclipse
3:15 pm WAT5:59 pm WAT
Gambia
Annular Solar Eclipse
12:41 pm GMT4:36 pm GMT
Ghana
Annular Solar Eclipse
1:35 pm GMT4:55 pm GMT
Guinea
Annular Solar Eclipse
12:49 pm GMT4:47 pm GMT
Guyana
Annular Solar Eclipse
7:02 am GYT10:16 am GYT
Mali
Annular Solar Eclipse
12:59 pm GMT4:47 pm GMT
Nigeria
Annular Solar Eclipse
2:54 pm WAT5:57 pm WAT
Peru
Annular Solar Eclipse
5:57 am ACT8:37 am COT
Senegal
Annular Solar Eclipse
12:39 pm GMT4:40 pm GMT
Suriname
Annular Solar Eclipse
8:04 am SRT11:27 am SRT
Tanzania
Annular Solar Eclipse
4:43 pm CAT6:57 pm EAT
Togo
Annular Solar Eclipse
1:44 pm GMT4:55 pm GMT
Venezuela
Annular Solar Eclipse
7:00 am AMT10:10 am VET
Algeria
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:20 pm WEST5:41 pm CET
Andorra
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:26 pm CEST5:22 pm CEST
Angola
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:25 pm WAT5:59 pm WAT
Anguilla
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:22 am AST10:04 am AST
Antigua and Barbuda
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:20 am AST10:08 am AST
Argentina
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:13 am BOT10:20 am ART
Aruba
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:12 am AST9:45 am AST
Barbados
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:14 am AST10:14 am AST
Belize
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:29 am CST7:09 am CST
Bermuda
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:03 am ADT10:48 am ADT
Bolivia
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:59 am BOT9:39 am BOT
Botswana
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:45 pm CAT6:06 pm CAT
British Virgin Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:22 am AST10:00 am AST
Caribbean Netherlands
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:11 am AST10:04 am AST
Cayman Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:31 am EST8:22 am EST
Chad
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:18 pm WAT5:55 pm WAT
Chile
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:04 am PET8:22 am PET
Costa Rica
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:11 am EST8:20 am EST
Cuba
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:29 am CDT9:34 am CDT
Curaçao
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:11 am AST9:47 am AST
Djibouti
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:53 pm EAT6:32 pm EAT
Dominica
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:17 am AST10:09 am AST
Dominican Republic
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:22 am AST9:49 am AST
Egypt
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:42 pm EET6:28 pm EET
El Salvador
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:23 am CST7:12 am CST
Equatorial Guinea
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:10 pm WAT5:59 pm WAT
Eritrea
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:51 pm CAT6:02 pm CAT
Eswatini
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:52 pm SAST5:10 pm SAST
Ethiopia
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:46 pm CAT6:02 pm CAT
France
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:20 pm CEST5:22 pm CEST
French Guiana
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:06 am GFT11:33 am GFT
Gibraltar
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:46 pm CEST5:53 pm CEST
Greece
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:04 pm EEST6:41 pm EEST
Grenada
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:11 am AST10:08 am AST
Guadeloupe
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:18 am AST10:10 am AST
Guatemala
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:27 am CST7:10 am CST
Guinea-Bissau
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:42 pm GMT4:37 pm GMT
Haiti
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:23 am EDT9:40 am EDT
Honduras
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:22 am CST7:18 am CST
Israel
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:11 pm EEST6:51 pm EEST
Italy
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:32 pm CEST5:53 pm CEST
Jamaica
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:25 am EST8:30 am EST
Jordan
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:10 pm EEST6:52 pm EEST
Kenya
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:45 pm EAT5:52 pm CAT
Lesotho
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:55 pm SAST5:19 pm SAST
Liberia
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:06 pm GMT4:48 pm GMT
Libya
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:13 pm CET5:34 pm WAT
Malawi
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:46 pm EAT5:33 pm CAT
Malta
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:40 pm CEST5:50 pm CEST
Martinique
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:15 am AST10:10 am AST
Mauritania
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:43 pm GMT4:42 pm GMT
Mexico
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:31 am CST8:09 am EST
Montserrat
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:19 am AST10:07 am AST
Morocco
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:45 pm WEST5:24 pm WEST
Mozambique
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:46 pm CAT5:35 pm CAT
Namibia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:39 pm WAT5:45 pm WAT
Nicaragua
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:15 am CST7:19 am CST
Niger
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:44 pm GMT5:51 pm WAT
Palestine
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:17 pm EEST6:41 pm EEST
Panama
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:07 am EST8:29 am COT
Paraguay
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:14 am PYT9:30 am PYT
Portugal
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:53 pm AZOST5:04 pm WEST
Puerto Rico
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:22 am AST9:57 am AST
Rwanda
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:42 pm CAT6:02 pm CAT
Saint Helena
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:22 pm GMT4:26 pm GMT
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:20 am AST10:05 am AST
Saint Lucia
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:14 am AST10:10 am AST
Saint Martin
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:22 am AST10:04 am AST
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:12 am AST10:09 am AST
Sao Tome and Principe
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:10 pm GMT4:58 pm GMT
Saudi Arabia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:57 pm AST7:09 pm AST
Sierra Leone
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:57 pm GMT4:44 pm GMT
Sint Maarten
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:22 am AST10:04 am AST
Somalia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:48 pm EAT6:27 pm EAT
South Africa
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:50 pm SAST6:04 pm SAST
South Sudan
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:37 pm WAT5:38 pm WAT
Spain
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:51 pm WEST5:11 pm WEST
St. Barts
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:22 am AST10:05 am AST
Sudan
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:34 pm CAT5:48 pm WAT
The Bahamas
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:31 am EDT9:36 am EDT
Trinidad and Tobago
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:09 am AST10:10 am AST
Tunisia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:17 pm CET6:14 pm EET
Turks and Caicos Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:31 am EDT9:40 am EDT
US Minor Outlying Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:25 am SST9:32 am CDT
US Virgin Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:21 am AST9:59 am AST
Uganda
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:43 pm EAT6:03 pm CAT
United States
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:47 am EDT9:15 am EDT
Uruguay
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:58 am UYT9:55 am UYT
Western Sahara
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:44 pm WEST4:27 pm GMT
Yemen
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:55 pm AST6:36 pm AST
Zambia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:42 pm WAT5:12 pm WAT
Zimbabwe
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:46 pm CAT5:50 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 eclipse2,470,000,00026.70%
At least 10% partial1,830,000,00019.74%
At least 20% partial1,580,000,00017.10%
At least 30% partial1,380,000,00014.95%
At least 40% partial1,200,000,00013.02%
At least 50% partial1,060,000,00011.47%
At least 60% partial949,000,00010.24%
At least 70% partial745,000,0008.04%
At least 80% partial471,000,0005.08%
At least 90% partial198,000,0002.14%
Totality or annularity137,000,0001.48%

* 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: May 17, 2049 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Third eclipse this season: June 15, 2049 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse