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

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Midway: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 10:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 3:59 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 3, 2015 – April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Midway

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Midway. 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
11:15 PM Apr 31:00 AM Apr 42:44 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Midway on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in MidwayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 10:01:28 PM123°East-southeast37.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 11:15:48 PM142°Southeast49.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 12:57:58 AM182°South56.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 1:00:17 AM183°South56.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 1:02:37 AM184°South55.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 2:44:48 AM222°Southwest46.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 3:59:02 AM239°West-southwest34.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Midway (SST – Samoa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Midway

Eclipse Visibility from MidwayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 5SolarPartial
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Midway, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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