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Eclipse visible in Kiritimati – September 8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Kiritimati, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

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 September 7, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Monday, September 8, 2025

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 5:30 AM263°West11.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in KiritimatiSep 8 at 6:18 AM263°West0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Kiritimati 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetSep 8 at 6:20 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 6:29 AM264°West1.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 7:32 AM264°West17.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 8:12 AM264°West27.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 8 at 8:52 AM264°West36.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 9:54 AM264°West51.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 10:54 AM261°West65.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT - Line Islands Time).

Other eclipses visible in Kiritimati

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KiritimatiLooks like in KiritimatiPath of the eclipse
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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May 26 / May 27, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19 / Nov 20, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 9, 2024SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2024SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2025LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2026LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 12, 2028LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2028LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2029LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2029LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2030LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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