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Flag for Samoa February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Apia, Samoa

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 3:29 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Apia: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 12:51 AM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 3:29 AM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 6:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Apia

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This total lunar eclipse is 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
1:48 AM Feb 13:29 AM Feb 15:11 AM Feb 1
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Local times for eclipse in Apia on Thursday, February 1, 2018

EventTime in ApiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 12:51:13 AM19°North-northeast56.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 1:48:27 AM354°North58.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 2:51:47 AM329°North-northwest53.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 1 at 3:29:51 AM318°Northwest48.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 4:07:51 AM309°Northwest41.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 5:11:11 AM299°West-northwest29.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 6:08:29 AM293°West-northwest17.6°
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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