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Flag for Central African Republic March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bangui, Central African Republic

Max view in Bangui
Friday, March 14, 2025 at 5:48 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bangui: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 4:57 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 5:48 AM

Ends: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 11:00 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes


March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bangui

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Bangui, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:57 AM Mar 145:48 AM Mar 145:50 AM Mar 14
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Local times for eclipse in Bangui on Friday, March 14, 2025

EventTime in BanguiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 4:57 AM272°West12.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BanguiMar 14 at 5:48 AM273°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Bangui would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMar 14 at 5:50 AM273°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 6:09 AM273°West5.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 7:25 AM275°West23.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 14 at 7:58 AM276°West31.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 14 at 8:31 AM277°West39.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 14 at 9:47 AM281°West57.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 14 at 11:00 AM293°West-northwest74.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bangui (WAT – West Africa Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Bangui.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Bangui

Eclipse Visibility from BanguiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2022May 16LunarTotal
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bangui, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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