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Flag for China April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Xiamen, Fujian, China (Amoy)

Max view in Xiamen
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Xiamen: Partial 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

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Xiamen

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Xiamen, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight. 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
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarAnnular
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Xiamen, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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