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Flag for Kiribati October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Max view in Kiritimati
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 12:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kiritimati: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 12:54 AM

Ended: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 3:33 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 – October 9, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

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
11:14 PM Oct 812:54 AM Oct 92:34 AM Oct 9
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Thursday, October 9, 2014

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 10:15 PM81°East60.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 11:14 PM73°East-northeast75.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 9 at 12:25 AM328°North-northwest84.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 9 at 12:54 AM295°West-northwest79.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 9 at 1:23 AM286°West-northwest72.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 9 at 2:34 AM279°West55.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 3:33 AM277°West41.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT – Line Islands Time).

Eclipses 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
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15 / Apr 16LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2018Feb 1LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kiritimati, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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