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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Xiamen: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:59 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Xiamen

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:17 PM Apr 48:00 PM Apr 49:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Xiamen on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in XiamenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 PM88°East17.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 PM95°East0.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:17 PM96°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 PM107°East-southeast21.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 PM107°East-southeast21.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 PM108°East-southeast22.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 PM125°Southeast42.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 PM146°Southeast54.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Xiamen (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Xiamen

Eclipse Visibility from XiamenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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