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Flag for US Minor Outlying Islands April 3, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Howland Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 12:00 Midnight

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Howland Island: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 9:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 12:00 Midnight

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 2:59 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 3, 2015 – April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Howland Island

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Howland Island. 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
10:15 PM Apr 312:00 AM Apr 41:44 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Howland Island on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Howland IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 9:01:28 PM98°East48.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 10:15:48 PM105°East-southeast66.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 11:57:58 PM198°South-southwest83.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 12:00:17 AM203°South-southwest83.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 12:02:37 AM207°South-southwest83.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 1:44:48 AM257°West-southwest61.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 2:59:02 AM261°West43.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Howland Island (AoE – Anywhere on Earth).

Eclipses visible in Howland Island

Eclipse Visibility from Howland IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20LunarPartial
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