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Total Solar Eclipses 1950-2025

Date Duration1 Width (miles) Path of Totality
1950, Sep 12 1:13 83 Arctic Ocean, Siberia, Pacific Ocean
1952, Feb 25 3:09 85 Africa, Middle East, Soviet Union
1954, June 30 2:35 95 U.S., Canada, Iceland, Europe, Middle East
1955, June 20 7:07 157 SE Asia, Philippines, Pacific Ocean
1956, June 8 4:44 266 South Pacific Ocean
1958, Oct 12 5:10 129 Pacific Ocean, Chile, Argentina
1959, Oct 2 3:01 75 Northeast U.S., Atlantic Ocean, Africa
1961, Feb 15 2:45 160 Europe, Soviet Union
1962, Feb 5 4:08 91 Borneo, New Guinea, Pacific Ocean
1963, Jul 20 1:39 63 Pacific Ocean, Alaska, Canada, Maine
1965, May 30 5:15 123 New Zealand, Pacific Ocean
1966, Nov 12 1:57 52 Pacific Ocean, South America, Atlantic Ocean
1968, Sep 22 0:39 64 Soviet Union, China
1970, Mar 7 3:27 95 Pacific Ocean, Mexico, Eastern U.S., Canada
1972, Jul 10 2:35 109 Siberia, Alaska, Canada
1973, Jun 30 7:03 159 Atlantic Ocean, Central Africa, Indian Ocean
1974, Jun 20 5:08 214 Indian Ocean, Australia
1976, Oct 23 4:46 123 Africa, Indian Ocean, Australia
1977, Oct 12 2:37 61 Pacific Ocean, Colombia, Venezuela
1979, Feb 26 2:49 185 NW U.S., Canada, Greenland
1980, Feb 16 4:08 92 Africa, Indian Ocean, India, Burma, China
1981, Jul 31 2:02 67 Soviet Union, Pacific Ocean
1983, Jun 11 5:10 123 Indian Ocean, Indonesia, New Guinea
1984, Nov 22 1:59 53 New Guinea, Pacific Ocean
1985, Nov 12 1:58 430 Antarctica
1986, Oct 3 2 0:01 1 N Atlantic Ocean
1987, Mar 29 2 0:07 3 S Atlantic Ocean, Africa
1988, Mar 18 3:46 104 Sumatra, Borneo, Philippines, Pacific Ocean
1990, Jul 22 2:32 125 Finland, Soviet Union, Aleutian Islands
1991, Jul 11 6:53 160 Hawaii, Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Brazil
1992, Jun 30 5:20 182 S Atlantic Ocean
1994, Nov 3 4:23 117 Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil
1995, Oct 24 2:09 48 Iran, India, SE Asia
1997, Mar 9 2:50 221 Mongolia, Siberia
1998, Feb 26 4:08 94 Galapagos Islands, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela
1999, Aug 11 2:22 69 Europe, Middle East, India
2001, Jun 21 4:56 125 Atlantic Ocean, Africa, Madagascar
2002, Dec 4 2:04 54 S Africa, Indian Ocean, Australia
2003, Nov 23 1:57 338 Antarctica
2005, Apr 8 2 0:42 17 Pacific Ocean, NW South America
2006, Mar 29 4:07 118 Atlantic Ocean, Africa, Asia
2008, Aug 1 2:27 157 Arctic Ocean, Asia
2009, Jul 22 6:39 160 Asia, Pacific Ocean
2010, Jul 11 5:20 164 Pacific Ocean, southern South America
2012, Nov 13 4:02 112 N Australia, Pacific Ocean
2013, Nov 3 2 1:40 36 Atlantic Ocean, Africa
2015, Mar 20 2:47 304 N Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean
2016, Mar 9 4:10 96 Indonesia, Pacific Ocean
2017, Aug 21 2:40 71 Pacific Ocean, U.S., Atlantic Ocean
2019, Jul 2 4:33 125 S Pacific Ocean, South America
2020, Dec 14 2:10 56 S Pacific Ocean, South America, S Atlantic Ocean
2021, Dec 4 1:55 282 Antarctica, S Atlantic Ocean
2023, Apr 30 1:16 31 Indian Ocean, New Guinea, Pacific Ocean
2024, Apr 8 4:28 127 Pacific Ocean, Mexico, N. America, Atlantic Ocean
1 Duration refers to length of time at optimal viewing area in minutes:seconds
2 annular-total hybrid eclipse

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Last updated: 2005-01-22