On April 8, 2024, Wayne County will be on the path of a total solar eclipse! People from across the world are traveling to experience the once-in-a-lifetime phenomena where the sun will be completely blocked by the moon, leading to darkness in the middle of the day.
The eclipse will last approximately 2.5 hours, with nearly 4 minutes of totality! As totality approaches, you’ll be able to witness the moon move in front of the sun, revealing the sun’s corona – a glowing aura of hot plasma around the sun. It’s a rare opportunity to see the sun in a way it’s never been seen before!
The moment of totality will begin at 3:09 p.m.
Hagerstown: 3 minutes 59.2 seconds of totality
Greens Fork: 3 minutes 56.9 seconds of totality
Cambridge City: 3 minutes 56.7 seconds of totality
Fountain City: 3 minutes 56.5 seconds of totality
Centerville: 3 minutes 52 seconds of totality
Richmond: 3 minutes 48.8 seconds of totality
With the eclipse being such a rare and incredible event, Wayne County is going to be an epicenter for people from all walks of life to gather, share and take in the full spectacle. So come join us for a unique and unforgettable adventure in Wayne County and celebrate the natural wonder of the total solar eclipse!