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Flag for Tuvalu August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Funafuti, Tuvalu

Max view in Funafuti
Friday, August 28, 2026 at 6:04 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Funafuti: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 1:23 PM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 6:04 PM

Ends: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 7:01 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 38 minutes


August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Funafuti

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:01 PM Aug 286:04 PM Aug 287:01 PM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Funafuti on Friday, August 28, 2026

EventTime in FunafutiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 1:23 PM130°Southeast62.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 2:33 PM115°East-southeast48.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 4:12 PM105°East-southeast26.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 5:51 PM99°East1.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 28 at 6:01 PM99°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in FunafutiAug 28 at 6:04 PM99°East0.5°
The 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 7:01 PM97°East13.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Funafuti (TVT – Tuvalu Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Funafuti

Eclipse Visibility from FunafutiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarPartial
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Funafuti, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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