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Flag for U.S.A. March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Oakland, California, U.S.A.

Max view in Oakland
Tuesday, March 3, 2026 at 3:34 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Oakland: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 12:44 AM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 3:34 AM

Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 6:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes

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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Oakland

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Oakland. 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
1:50 AM Mar 33:34 AM Mar 35:17 AM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Oakland on Tuesday, March 3, 2026

EventTime in OaklandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 12:44 AM195°South-southwest58.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:50 AM221°Southwest51.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 3:04 AM241°West-southwest40.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 3:33 AM247°West-southwest35.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 4:02 AM253°West-southwest29.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:17 AM265°West15.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 6:22 AM274°West2.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Oakland (PST – Pacific Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Oakland

Eclipse Visibility from OaklandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
Total
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 15LunarTotal
Total
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2024Sep 17LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
Partial
2028Dec 31LunarPartial
Total
2029Jan 14SolarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 25LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20LunarPenumbral
Total
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