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Flag for China September 7, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China

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Monday, September 8, 2025 at 2:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Shanghai: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Sep 7, 2025 at 11:28 PM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 2:12 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 4:55 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes


September 7, 2025 – September 8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Shanghai

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Shanghai. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:27 AM Sep 82:12 AM Sep 83:56 AM Sep 8
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Local times for eclipse in Shanghai on Monday, September 8, 2025

EventTime in ShanghaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 11:28 PM173°South51.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 12:27 AM196°South-southwest50.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 1:30 AM217°Southwest44.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 2:11 AM228°Southwest39.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 8 at 2:52 AM237°West-southwest32.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 3:56 AM249°West-southwest20.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 4:55 AM257°West-southwest9.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Shanghai (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Shanghai

Eclipse Visibility from ShanghaiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
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