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Flag for Kiribati September 8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Max view in Kiritimati
Monday, September 8, 2025 at 6:19 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kiritimati: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 5:28 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 6:19 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 10:55 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes


September 8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:28 AM Sep 86:19 AM Sep 86:21 AM Sep 8
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Monday, September 8, 2025

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 5:28:20 AM263°West12.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in KiritimatiSep 8 at 6:19:29 AM263°West0.4°
The 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 6:21:37 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 6:27:02 AM264°West1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 7:30:41 AM264°West17.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 8:11:41 AM264°West26.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 8 at 8:52:46 AM264°West36.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 9:56:26 AM264°West51.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 10:55:01 AM261°West65.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
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 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
2027Jul 19LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kiritimati, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100