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Flag for Samoa April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Apia, Samoa

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Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 2:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Apia: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Maximum: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 2:00 AM

Ended: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 3:59 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 – April 5, 2015 — 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
12:15 AM Apr 52:00 AM Apr 53:44 AM Apr 5
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Local times for eclipse in Apia on Sunday, April 5, 2015

EventTime in ApiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 11:01:28 PM79°East52.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 5 at 12:15:48 AM65°East-northeast69.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 5 at 1:57:58 AM321°Northwest78.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 5 at 2:00:17 AM319°Northwest78.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:02:37 AM317°Northwest78.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 3:44:48 AM281°West56.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 3:59:02 AM274°West38.7°
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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