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Flag for Kiribati April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa, Kiribati

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Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 12:00 Midnight

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Tarawa: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 9:01 PM

Maximum: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 12:00 Midnight

Ended: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 2:59 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 – April 5, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa

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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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
10:15 PM Apr 412:00 AM Apr 51:44 AM Apr 5
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Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Sunday, April 5, 2015

EventTime in TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 9:01:28 PM97°East37.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 10:15:48 PM101°East55.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 11:57:58 PM129°Southeast79.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 5 at 12:00:17 AM131°Southeast79.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 5 at 12:02:37 AM133°Southeast80.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 1:44:48 AM248°West-southwest70.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:59:02 AM258°West-southwest53.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tarawa (GILT – Gilbert Island Time).

Eclipses visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility from TarawaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarAnnular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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