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Today Complete Solar Eclipse not Visible in Pakistan

First complete solar eclipse of the year 2024 will take place today.

The first Complete solar eclipse of the year 2024 will take place on April 8, which will be visible in countries like Mexico, USA, Canada and Greenland.

On this occasion, darkness is likely to cover these areas for a few moments.

The total solar eclipse will take place between April 8 and 9 in subcontinental time zone, while it is impossible to observe it due to night in Pakistan and most of the countries in Asia, Africa, and Europe will also miss this view.

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Central areas of the eclipse include major American, Canadian and Mexican cities such as San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Montreal, where the sun will have 100 percent coverage.

The solar eclipse in the above mentioned parts will begin at 8:42 PM Pakistan time on April 8, peak at 11:17 PM, and end on April 9 at 1:52 PM.

According to a conservative estimate, 33 million people in America alone will be able to witness the solar eclipse.

The continent previously saw a total solar eclipse in 2017, while a total solar eclipse was visible from Washington to Florida in June 1918, the last time a total eclipse was visible across the continent in nearly 100 years.

The next total solar eclipse in the US will occur 20 years later in 2044, but the next total solar eclipse will occur in 2026 in the Arctic, Greenland, Spain, Iceland.

A total eclipse will occur in Pakistan on March 20, 2034, with the upper parts of the country experiencing darkness. Its effects may also be observed in Karachi.

When does this occur?

A total solar eclipse in any part of the world occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and the Earth, completely blocking the sunlight from reaching the Earth.

The alignment of the Sun, Moon and Earth is very important for a total solar eclipse.

Although the Sun is about 400 times larger in diameter than the Moon, it is only about 400 times farther from the Earth than the Moon, and therefore both appear about the same size when viewed from Earth.

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