Solar eclipse 2024: In which US states will it be visible on April 8?

Solar eclipse 2024: In which US states will it be visible on April 8?

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The eclipses They are a phenomenon that has always caused intrigue among people due to how extraordinary they are. Although they are rare, astronomers manage to pinpoint the exact date in advance when these will occur. The next one will be this April 8 and can be viewed from the United States, so, if you want to see it, you will have to visit one of the following 13 states that we share below. Where to see the solar eclipse?

During the next solar eclipse In total, the Earth’s atmosphere will darken for a few minutes during the first hours of the day. NASA reported that it will begin on the coast of the South Pacific Ocean, that is, it will enter the Mexican state of Sinaloa; and will travel through the north of the country to enter the United States from Texas and finally leave through Maine to finish in the southeast of Canada.

This solar cosmic phenomenon happens when the moon comes between the sun and the Earth, which does not happen frequently. The last time this happened was on August 21, 2017, although on that occasion it had a totally different trajectory. It is important to mention that before exposing ourselves to an eclipse it is necessary to take some precautions so as not to affect our health and well-being.


Where and at what time can you see the eclipse on April 8, 2024 in the US?

In the United States it can be seen from 12:23 pm until approximately 4:40. So that you have a better view, we share with you the 13 states that NASA assures will have greater darkness.

  • Dallas, Texas 1:42 pm CDT
  • Idabel, Oklahoma – 1:47 pm CDT
  • Little Rock, Arkansas – 1:52 pm CDT
  • Poplar Bluff, Missouri – 1:56 pm CDT
  • Paducah, Kentucky – 2:01 pm CDT
  • Carbondale, Illinois – 2:01 pm CDT
  • Evansville, Indiana – 2:04 pm CDT
  • Cleveland, Ohio – 3:15 p.m. EDT
  • Erie, Pennsylvania – 3:18 pm EDT
  • Buffalo, New York – 3:20 pm EDT
  • Burlington, Vermont – 3:27 pm EDT
  • Lancaster, New Hampshire – 3:29 pm EDT
  • Caribou, Maine – 3:33 pm EDT

Where will the April 8 solar eclipse be best seen in Canada?

On the other hand, if you are in Canada, it will also be possible to see the solar eclipse in some provinces from 3:30 and until 5:16 ending along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Southern Ontario
  • Quebec
  • New Brunswick
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Cape Breton
  • Newfoundland
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