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Flag for Mali March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bamako, Mali

Max view in Bamako
Friday, March 14, 2025 at 6:40 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bamako: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 3:57 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 6:40 AM

Ends: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 10:00 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes


March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bamako

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Bamako. 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 partialMaxMoonset
5:09 AM Mar 146:40 AM Mar 146:42 AM Mar 14
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Local times for eclipse in Bamako on Friday, March 14, 2025

EventTime in BamakoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 3:57:24 AM264°West38.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 5:09:34 AM268°West21.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 6:26:00 AM272°West3.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BamakoMar 14 at 6:40:12 AM273°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 Bamako 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.
MoonsetMar 14 at 6:42:25 AM273°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 14 at 6:58:44 AM274°West3.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 14 at 7:31:23 AM275°West12.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 14 at 8:47:48 AM280°West30.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 14 at 10:00:03 AM286°West-northwest46.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bamako (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Bamako

Eclipse Visibility from BamakoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2021Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2022May 16LunarTotal
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarPartial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bamako, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100