The first Solar Eclipse (Surya Grahan) of the year 2016 will take place on 8 / 9th March 2016. It is a Total Solar Eclipse (Sampurn Surya Grahan).
Countries where May 2012 Solar Eclipse will be visible –
The total solar eclipse or totality will be visible from parts of Indonesia including Sumatra, Borneo, and Sulawesi, and from locations in the Pacific Ocean.
Apart from this, partial solar eclipse will be visible to observers in northern and eastern Australia, in South Asia, and in East Asia.
In India, the eclipse will not visible in western parts of India – Western Maharashtra, Gujarat and Western Rajasthan.
8 / 9 March 2016 Total Solar Eclipse UT Timing :
Start of Partial Eclipse : 03/08/16 23:19 UTC
Start of Total Eclipse : 03/09/16 00:15 UTC
Maximum Eclipse : 03/09/16 01:59 UTC
End of Total Eclipse : 03/09/16 03:38 UTC
End of Partial Eclipse : 03/08/16 04:34 UTC
Totality will last for 4 minutes and 9 seconds.
9th March 2016 Solar Eclipse Timing in India :
In India, a partial solar eclipse will be visible between 5:07 am to 6:47 am.
9 March 2016 Solar Eclipse World Wide Timings :
Find below the start and end timings of 9th March 2016 solar eclipse in various countries across the world.
|City||Begin partial phase||Begin totality||End totality||End partial phase||Timezone|
|Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia||06:20:29||07:20:48||07:22:41||08:31:27||UTC+7h|
|Jakarta, Java, Indonesia||06:19:51||only partial||only partial||08:43:41||UTC+7h|
|Palu, Sulawesi, Indonesia||07:27:51||08:37:47||08:39:52||10:00:34||UTC+8h|
|Pulau Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia||08:36:03||09:51:40||09:54:19||11:20:50||UTC+9h|
|Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||07:24:22||only partial||only partial||09:31:00||UTC+8h|
|Singapore||07:23:01||only partial||only partial||09:32:54||UTC+8h|
|Manila, Philippines||07:51:14||only partial||only partial||10:14:20||UTC+8h|
|Bangkok, Thailand||06:39:03||only partial||only partial||08:32:39||UTC+7h|
|Maximum of Eclipse, Pacific Ocean (Duration 4:09)||0:02:41||01:55:06||01:59:16||03:30:25||UTC|
|Darwin, Australia||09:07:29||only partial||only partial||11:35:00||UTC+9.5h|
|Yap, Micronesia, March 9||10:02:49||only partial||only partial||13:01:48||UTC+10h|
|Hawaii, USA, March 8||16:36:52||only partial||only partial||18:30:06||UTC-10h|