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Flag for Wallis and Futuna April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mata-Utu: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mata-Utu

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Mata-Utu. 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
5:58 PM Apr 157:45 PM Apr 159:33 PM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Mata-Utu on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in Mata-UtuDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 4:53:39 PM102°East-southeast9.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 15 at 5:32:23 PM100°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:58:21 PM99°East5.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 7:06:48 PM95°East21.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 7:45:40 PM94°East30.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:24:35 PM92°East40.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:33:04 PM89°East56.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:37:36 PM83°East71.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mata-Utu (WFT – Wallis and Futuna Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Mata-Utu

Eclipse Visibility from Mata-UtuVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Jul 12SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mata-Utu, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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