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Flag for Kiribati March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

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Wednesday, March 4, 2026 at 1:33 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kiritimati: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 10:44 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 4, 2026 at 1:33 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 4, 2026 at 4:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes

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March 3, 2026 – March 4, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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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
11:50 PM Mar 31:33 AM Mar 43:17 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Wednesday, March 4, 2026

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 10:44 PM78°East-northeast61.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 11:50 PM67°East-northeast77.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 1:04 AM307°Northwest82.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 1:33 AM289°West-northwest75.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 2:02 AM283°West-northwest68.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 3:17 AM277°West50.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 4:22 AM276°West34.9°
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
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
Total
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Apr 9SolarPartial
Total
2024Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2025Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 8LunarPenumbral
Total
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
Total
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