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Flag for Samoa October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Apia, Samoa

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Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 12:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Apia: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 12:54 AM

Ended: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 3:33 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 – October 9, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Apia

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Apia. 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
11:14 PM Oct 812:54 AM Oct 92:34 AM Oct 9
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Local times for eclipse in Apia on Thursday, October 9, 2014

EventTime in ApiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 10:15:35 PM68°East-northeast42.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 11:14:50 PM57°East-northeast54.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 9 at 12:25:11 AM31°North-northeast66.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 9 at 12:54:38 AM14°North-northeast68.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 9 at 1:24:00 AM354°North69.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 9 at 2:34:21 AM316°Northwest61.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 3:33:42 AM300°West-northwest50.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Apia (WST – West Samoa Time).

Eclipses visible in Apia

Eclipse Visibility from ApiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Jul 3SolarPartial
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