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Flag for Wallis and Futuna March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna

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Monday, March 25, 2024 at 7:12 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Mata-Utu: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 4:53 PM

Maximum: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 7:12 PM

Ends: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 9:32 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 39 minutes


March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mata-Utu

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:50 PM Mar 257:12 PM Mar 259:32 PM Mar 25
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Local times for eclipse in Mata-Utu on Monday, March 25, 2024

EventTime in Mata-UtuDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 25 at 4:53:13 PM94°East14.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 25 at 5:50:47 PM91°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 25 at 7:12:46 PM86°East19.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 25 at 9:32:21 PM75°East-northeast52.1°
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.

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