Some New York residents went to parks and tourist sites to appreciate the solar eclipse this Monday, April 8, 2024. Dozens of people and families crowded into the Big Apple to witness this astronomical phenomenon.

Between 2:15 and 2:26 in the afternoon, Colombian time, The darkest moment was experienced due to this natural phenomenon, which captured the attention of millions around the world.

The solar eclipse in other places in the United States

The town of Eagle Pass on the United States border with Mexico received the long-awaited total darkness this Monday for a period of almost five minutes thanks to the arrival of the solar eclipse, which thus began its journey through fifteen states of the country.

In total there are about 160 minutes between the partial and total eclipse in Eagle Pass, an event that began with some disappointment among viewers due to the clouds.

“My skin got goosebumps when I saw that it got dark and the lights came on, I couldn’t believe it,” said one woman.

“It was an incredible experience, which is better to live without technology, it was something wonderful,” he added.

However, the wind helped and the spectacle, dubbed the Great American Eclipse, did not disappoint.

This border city, best known for the dispute between the federal and state governments over the immigration issue, For a few minutes today he forgot that historical crisis around 1:30 p.m. local time (6:30 p.m. GMT) when the total darkness of the eclipse was experienced.

The astronomical phenomenon was recorded in its entirety on the border of Eagle Pass, being visible within the strip of totality that spanned around 185 kilometers wide from Mexico to the state of Maine.

In its different phases, The total solar eclipse lasted about two hours and totality was in the center of the pathwhere Eagle Pass is located, lasted almost five minutes.

This is how some Internet users captured the solar eclipse


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