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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Midway, Midway Atoll, U.S.A.

Eclipse visible in Midway – May 15, 2022 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.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Midway, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

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 May 16, 2022 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Midway on Sunday, May 15, 2022

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 MidwayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 15 at 2:34 PM77°East-northeast62.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsMay 15 at 3:32 PM86°East50.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 4:31 PM93°East38.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 15 at 5:12 PM98°East29.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 15 at 5:53 PM102°East-southeast21.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 15 at 6:52 PM108°East-southeast9.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 15 at 7:36 PM113°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in MidwayMay 15 at 7:39 PM113°East-southeast0.4° 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 Midway 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 15 at 7:50 PM115°East-southeast2.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.

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

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

Times are local for Midway (SST - Samoa Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Midway

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Path of the eclipse
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 30 / Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 5, 2019SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Jan 10, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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May 25 / May 26, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18 / Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 15, 2022LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 2023SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2025LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 2026LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27, 2026LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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