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Eclipse visible in Funafuti – Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Funafuti.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Funafuti on Monday, September 8, 2025

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in FunafutiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsSep 8 at 3:30 AM268°West35.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsSep 8 at 4:29 AM266°West21.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 5:32 AM265°West6.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in FunafutiSep 8 at 5:59 AM264°West0.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Funafuti 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.
MoonsetSep 8 at 6:01 AM264°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 6:12 AM264°West1.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 8 at 6:52 AM262°West12.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 7:54 AM259°West27.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 8:54 AM256°West-southwest41.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Funafuti (TVT - Tuvalu Time).

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