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Flag for Kiribati March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

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Friday, March 14, 2025 at 8:58 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kiritimati: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 5:57 PM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 8:58 PM

Ends: Sat, Mar 15, 2025 at 12:00 Midnight

Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes


March 14, 2025 – March 15, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is 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
7:09 PM Mar 148:58 PM Mar 1410:47 PM Mar 14
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Friday, March 14, 2025

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 5:57:24 PM86°East10.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 14 at 6:36:14 PM87°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 7:09:34 PM87°East7.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 8:26:00 PM88°East26.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 14 at 8:58:44 PM88°East34.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 14 at 9:31:23 PM88°East42.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 14 at 10:47:48 PM89°East61.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 15 at 12:00:03 AM89°East78.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT – Line Islands Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kiritimati

Eclipse Visibility From KiritimatiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarTotal
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 9SolarPartial
2024Oct 3SolarPartial
2025Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarPenumbral
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
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