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Flag for Tuvalu March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Funafuti, Tuvalu

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Tuesday, March 3, 2026 at 11:33 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Funafuti: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 8:44 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 11:33 PM

Ends: Wed, Mar 4, 2026 at 2:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


March 3, 2026 – March 4, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Funafuti

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Funafuti. 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
9:50 PM Mar 311:33 PM Mar 31:17 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Funafuti on Tuesday, March 3, 2026

EventTime in FunafutiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 8:44:20 PM74°East-northeast35.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 9:50:00 PM67°East-northeast51.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 11:04:27 PM49°Northeast66.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 11:33:39 PM35°Northeast71.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 12:02:45 AM12°North-northeast74.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 1:17:10 AM314°Northwest68.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 2:22:59 AM294°West-northwest55.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Funafuti (TVT – Tuvalu Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Funafuti

Eclipse Visibility From FunafutiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
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