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Flag for Kiribati April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa, Kiribati

Max view in Tarawa
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Tarawa: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:37 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes

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April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Tarawa. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:27 PM Apr 157:45 PM Apr 159:33 PM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 4:53 PM100°East22.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:58 PM100°East7.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 15 at 6:27 PM100°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 7:06 PM100°East8.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 7:45 PM101°East18.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:24 PM102°East-southeast27.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:33 PM106°East-southeast43.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:37 PM113°East-southeast58.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tarawa (GILT – Gilbert Island Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility from TarawaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarAnnular
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Tarawa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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