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Flag for Kiribati April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kiritimati: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 9:45 PM

Ended: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 12:37 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 15, 2014 – April 16, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Kiritimati. 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
7:58 PM Apr 159:45 PM Apr 1511:33 PM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 6:53:39 PM100°East6.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 7:58:21 PM101°East-southeast21.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 9:06:48 PM104°East-southeast37.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 9:45:40 PM107°East-southeast47.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:24:35 PM112°East-southeast55.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 11:33:04 PM130°Southeast70.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 16 at 12:37:36 AM183°South77.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT – Line Islands Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kiritimati

Eclipse Visibility From KiritimatiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Jul 12SolarPartial
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15 / Apr 16LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016May 10MercuryTransit
2017Aug 8LunarPenumbral
2018Feb 1LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Nov 12MercuryTransit
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