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Flag for Wallis and Futuna May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna

Max view in Mata-Utu
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mata-Utu: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 1:32 PM

Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:50 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes


May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mata-Utu

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Mata-Utu, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:26 PM May 165:30 PM May 165:55 PM May 16
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Local times for eclipse in Mata-Utu on Monday, May 16, 2022

EventTime in Mata-UtuDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 1:32:05 PM137°Southeast47.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 2:27:52 PM127°Southeast37.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 3:29:03 PM119°East-southeast25.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 16 at 4:11:28 PM115°East-southeast16.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 4:53:55 PM112°East-southeast7.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 16 at 5:26:13 PM110°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Mata-UtuMay 16 at 5:30:43 PM110°East-southeast0.8°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mata-Utu 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 5:55:07 PM109°East-southeast6.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 6:50:49 PM107°East-southeast18.4°
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
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Oct 3SolarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Jul 19LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mata-Utu, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100